What percentage of the people of Boston are Roman Catholics? Last week
The Pilot, official publication of the Boston archdiocese, reported the
startling figure: 74.3%. Percentages in other cities, as compiled by
Fort Wayne, Ind.'s Bishop John F. Noll: New Orleans, 66; Providence,
57; Detroit, 46; St. Louis, 43; Chicago, 41; Philadelphia, 29; New
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