Religion: U. S. Catholics

There are now 19,689,049 Roman Catholics living in the United States, excluding the Philippine Islands; this is 205,735 more than there were last year. Last year, 33,991 non-Catholics were converted and became Catholics.

Of the total number, 1,273,291 live in the Archdiocese of New York, 1,250,000 in the Archdiocese of Chicago. No other Archdiocese has more than a million Catholics in it.

There are 2,281,837 pupils in U. S. Catholic day schools and colleges.

There are 18,293 Catholic Churches and 25;773 Catholic priests in the U.S.

Young men to the number of 14,432 are studying for the priesthood in 136 theological seminaries.

There are 615 Catholic...