Australian religious orders down by 50%
Catholic World News - November 15, 2010
The number of male and female religious in Australia has dropped by more than 50% since 1976, a new study shows.
Among the remaining religious, the median age is 73. More than one-fourth are over 80, while only about one-twelfth are under 50.
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