Women in the Church

womeninthechurch

 

1 Carol Glatz, “Vatican Statistics Report Church Growth Remains Steady Worldwide,” Catholic News Service, May 2, 2014. 2012 data.

2 UNdata.org, “UN Demographic Statistics: Population by Religion, Sex and Urban/
Rural Residence,” 1996-2011. Based on 39 countries with census data on Catholics.

3 Catholic Online, “Doctors of the Church.”

4 Stato Della Città del Vaticano, “Popolazione,” March 1, 2011.

5 John L. Allen, Jr., “Pope Francis Shakes up Vatican’s Finance Panel,” Boston Globe,
June 5, 2014.

6 Zenit.org, “99 Nuncios Represent the Holy Father Worldwide,” January 10, 2013.

Holy See Press Office, “The College of Cardinals Statistics,” January 31, 2014.

Glatz, 2014. Number of priests (diocesan and religious order). 2012 data.

(All except 5 depict percent values.)

Let us know what you think.

Email your letter to the editor to conscience@CatholicsforChoice.org