(RNS) The church in the U.S. is more than a third Hispanic — a young and growing community that forms the face of the American Catholic future.
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(RNS) Most young adults hold views on moral issues that are a long way from what some major religions preach on issues such as abortion and contraception.
(RNS) “We say that pastors and principals should meet,” said Carlos Campo, chair of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference’s Hispanic Education Alliance.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Hispanic Catholics are less likely than evangelicals to attend weekly worship services, pray daily or take a literal view of the Bible, according to a new survey.
AUSTIN, Texas (RNS) Hot button issues with conservative Christians, such as abortion and same-sex marriage, are not as critical to Hispanics. Topping their list of critical issues: jobs and unemployment, health care costs and the quality of public schools.
Most Hispanics in the U.S. still call themselves Catholic, but more and more are joining Protestant churches, especially the younger generation.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) As the country’s fastest-growing population, Latinos now make up nearly 40 percent of all U.S. Catholics, but represent less than 14 percent of students at Catholic schools. Catholic leaders now tout Latino outreach as one answer to the schools’ problems.