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Seattle archdiocese’s plan to close churches stirs sadness, anger and resistance
August 09, 2021
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CWN Editor's Note: “Mass attendance in the Archdiocese fell 15.5% between 1999 and 2018, to about 126,000, though the general population boomed,” according to the report. “Catholic baptisms and marriages plummeted even more, by 21.5% and almost 46% respectively.”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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