"Faith Fatigue": Is That America's Problem, Too?

Pope Benedict XVI, in addressing the College of Cardinals and the Roman Curia today, offered a pretty sobering year-end status report about the Church in Europe.The Continent, he warned, is facing an ethical crisis which has been fueled by an economic and financial crisis.  Most importantly, Europe is facing a crisis of faith. As evidence of that faith crisis, the Pope cited the diminishing number of churchgoers and their increasing age, the decline in the number of vocations to the p … [Read more...]