Religion: Catholics into Protestants

"Doesn't a Roman Catholic ever become converted to Protestantism?" For years, says the Rev. Daniel A. Poling, people have been asking him this question —particularly whenever a prominent U.S. citizen announces his conversion to the Catholic faith. Last week Dr. Poling, editor of the interdenominational Christian Herald (circ. 376,783), gave his readers the answer: a resounding yes. The Herald's estimates, summarized in a report by Author Will Oursler: as against 1,071,897 people converted to Catholicism during the last ten years (most of them presumably ex-Protestants), some 4,000,000 Roman Catholics have become Protestants.

The Herald got its figures...

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