07Apr Statistics: catholics world wide and in Ireland

Pádraig McCarthy shares some interesting statistics with us. e.g. In Ireland those with no religion now account for 9.8% of the population. Those declaring to be Catholic declined by 3.4% since 2011.
Worldwide catholics increased in number in Africa and Asia and the Americas and declined in Europe .

07Apr 07 April, 2017. Friday of Week 5

Saint John Baptist de la Salle, priest

1st Reading: Jeremiah 20:10-13

Though many plot against God’s servant, he is safe in God’s hands

For I hear many whispering: “Terror is all around! Denounce him! Let us denounce him!” All my … Read the rest

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