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Goodbye Father: The Celibate Male Priesthood and the Future of the Catholic Church

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In the four decades ending in the year 2000, the number of priests will decline by 40% while the number of Catholics will grow by 65%. Schoenherr sees the priest shortage as the major force for change within the Catholic Church, and his book explores the reasons for the decline as well as its broad implications for the nature and control of the church.
Hardcover, 275 pages
Published September 26th 2002 by Oxford University Press, USA
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