Study finds downward trend in Catholic giving to diocesan appeals
June 09, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: A study of the financial records of 25 dioceses found that “on average, the collections of diocesan annual appeals have gone down 4% during the last 4-5 years,” with the archdioceses currently led by cardinals seeing an average decrease of 9%. Boston and Washington saw the steepest declines; Knoxville, Newark, and Oakland saw the greatest gains among the dioceses studied (summary of results).The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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