…the study found that new members are passionate about religious life and that men’s and women’s communities following more traditional practices have better success attracting younger members today. (…)
Though about 94 percent of members of U.S. religious communities who have made their final profession are white, a growing number of those in formation come from non-Caucasian backgrounds, according to the study.
Approximately 21 percent of those in initial formation are Hispanic/Latino, 14 percent are Asian/Pacific Islander, and 6 percent are African/African-American. About 58 percent are Caucasian/white.
New vocations in U.S. ethnically, culturally diverse | National Catholic Reporter
settembre 11, 2009 di channelman