Roman Catholics: Clouded Future

The Roman Catholic Church in the U.S. is destined to undergo several more years of turmoil, alienation and dissent.

So predicts the Rev. Andrew M. Greeley, a sociologist on the staff of the National Opinion Research Center. Father Greeley is one of the shrewdest observers of U.S. Catholic life. A book which he coauthored, The Education of Cat olic Americans (1966), is the most comprehensive study of the nation's parochial-school system. In Overview, a monthly newsletter published by the St. Thomas More Association of Chicago, he now argues that six "almost irreversible"...

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