Author Index For The CARA Report

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ALLIANCE FOR CATHOLIC EDUCATION PRESS, UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME To Nurture the Soul of a Nation: Latino Families, Catholic Schools, and Educational Opportunity, a Special Report of the Notre Dame Task Force on the Participation of Latino Children and Families in Catholic Schools , December 12, 2009, is summarized as “Goal Is a Million Latino Students in Catholic Schools by 2020,” Vol 16, No 2-Fall ‘10

AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY   State of the Bible 2016: The Bible and Politics, published in 2016 by the American Bible Society, which appears on their website (americanbible.org), is summarized as “Benefits of Bible Reading to Life and Politics,” Vol 22, No 2-Fall ‘16

AMMERMAN, NANCY T  Doing Good in American Communities: Congregations and Service Organizations Working Together, February 2001, a report of the Hartford Institute for Religious Research, is summarized as “Churches Help Achieve Community Goals” Vol 7, No 1-Summer ‘01

AMMERMAN, NANCY T., AND TERRY SCHMITT “A Quick Question: How Common is Clergy Sexual Misconduct,” March 2002, by Hartford Seminary, is summarized as “Ecumenical Study of Clergy ‘Breach of Trust’” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

ANDERSON, ARTHUR, INC.  1999 Retirement Needs Survey VIII,  published in July 2000 by the National Religious Retirement Office, is summarized as “Retirement Fund Improves.” Vol 6, No 2-Fall ‘00

ANDERSON, JOHN W., AND WILLIAM B. FRIEND  The Culture of Bible Belt Catholics, published by Paulist Press, is summarized as “The Culture of Bible Belt Catholics.”  Vol. 2, No. 4-Spring ‘97
ANGUS REID GROUP OF CANADA  Their study of differences in religious beliefs and practices between people in the U.S. and Canada, released in November 1996, is summarized as “Study Reveals Religious Differences Between U.S. and Canada.”  Vol. 2, No. 3-Winter ‘97

ANDERSON ROBBINS RESEARCH   Perceptions toward Catholic Sisters in the United States, December 2015, a research report for the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, which appears on the website of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation (hiltonfoundation.org) is summarized as “Women Religious Viewed Favorably by Americans, Vol 22, No 2-Fall ‘16

ANNUARIO PONTIFICIO, 1997   Published by the Vatican, this yearbook provides a variety of statistical information, including that summarized as “Worldwide Priest and Bishop Totals.”  Vol. 2, No. 4-Spring ‘97

ANNUARIO PONTIFICIO, 2002  Prepared by the Vatican and containing data as of January 1, 2000, is summarized in part as “Largest Religious Institutes of Men” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

ANNUARIO PONTIFICIO, 2003  Prepared by the Vatican and containing data as of January 1, 2001, is summarized in part as “Frequently Requested Church Statistics” Vol 9, No 1-Summer ‘03

ANNUARIO STATISTICUM ECCLESIAE, 2004  Prepared by the Vatican and containing data as of December 31, 2002, is summarized in part as “Vatican Yearbook Reports Worldwide Church Statistics” Vol 10, No 1-Summer ‘04

ANNUARIO STATISTICUM ECCLESIAE  This annual Vatican publication, updated through December 31, 2003 and released in May 2005, is summarized in part as “Increases in Catholic Population and Seminarians, Particularly in Africa”  Vol 11, No 1-Summer ‘05

ANNUARIO STATISTICUM ECCLESIAE   This annual Vatican publication, updated through December 31, 2004 and released in May 2006, is summarized in part as ACatholic Growth Rate Just Under Worldwide Population Growth@  Vol 12, No 1-Summer ’06

ANNUARIUM STATISTICUM ECCLESIAE   This annual Vatican publication, updated through December 31, 2005 and released in May 2007, is summarized in part as Worldwide Catholic Population Increased 1.5 Percent” and “Frequently Requested Church Statistics” Vol 13, No 1-Summer ‘07

ANNUARIO STATISTICUM ECCLESIAE (Statistical Yearbook of the Church) current as of December 31, 2007, is summarized as “Worldwide Growth in Catholic Population” Vol 15, No 1-Summer ‘09

ANNUARIO STATISTICUM ECCLESIAE (Statistical Yearbook of the Church) current as of December 31, 2008, is summarized as “Worldwide Increases in Catholic Population, Priests, and Seminarians” Vol 15, No 4-Spring ‘10

ANNUARIO STATISTICUM ECCLESIAE The Vatican’s Statistical Yearbook of the Church , current as of December 31, 2008, is summarized as “Worldwide, Church Workforce Increases,” Vol 16, No 1-Summer ’10, and “Largest Institutes of Religious Men,” Vol 16, No 3-Winter ‘11

ANNUARIO STATISTICUM ECCLESIAE The Vatican’s Statistical Yearbook of the Church , current as of December 31, 2009, is summarized as “Worldwide Increase in Catholic Population, Deacons, Priests, and Bishops,” “Largest Religious Institutes of Men,” and “Worldwide Church Statistics,” Vol 17, No 1-Summer ‘11

ANNUARIO STATISTICUM ECCLESIAE The Vatican’s Statistical Yearbook of the Church , current as of December 31, 2010, is summarized as “Catholics Increase by 15 Million Worldwide; Priests and Deacons Also Increase,” Vol 18, No 1-Summer ‘12

ANNUARIO STATISTICUM ECCLESIAE The Vatican’s Statistical Yearbook of the Church , current as of December 31, 2011, copyright 2013, is summarized as “One-Year and Five-Year Changes in Worldwide Church Statistics,” Vol 19, No 1-Summer ‘13

ANNUARIO STATISTICUM ECCLESIAE/STATISTICAL YEARBOOK OF THE CHURCH 2014, copyright 2016, is summarized as “One-Year and 15-Year Changes in Worldwide Church Statistics,” Vol 22, No 1-Summer ‘16

AQUINAS INSTITUTE OF THEOLOGY  Generation X Recruitment Project, a study for the Aquinas Institute of Theology by Prescience Associates of Cleveland, August 1999, is summarized as “Generation X Open to Serving”  Vol. 5, No. 4-Spring ‘00

ARCHDIOCESE OF BALTIMORE  The Catholic Review, the archdiocesan newspaper, commissioned a survey of Catholic beliefs and attitudes by the Wirthin Group, whose results, together with other polls reported by the secular news media in connection with the visit to the U.S. of Pope John Paul II in October 1995, are summarized as “Catholics Support Pope But Hold Independent Views.”  Vol. 1, No. 3-Fall ‘95

ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA  The National Catholic Educators Survey, conducted in 1996 by RC Braithwaite Communications, is summarized as “National Profile of Catholic Educators.”  Vol. 1, No. 5-Spring ‘96

ARNETT, JEFFREY JENSEN, AND LENE ARNETT JENSEN  “A Congregation of One: The Individualization of Religious Beliefs Among People in Their Twenties,” a paper presented at the joint convention of the Religious Research Association and the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, in November 1999, is summarized as “Do-It-Yourself Religion Among Young Adults.”  Vol. 5, No. 3-Winter ‘00

ASSOCIATED PRESS/IPSOS POLL   Survey of religious attitudes of people in the U.S. and elsewhere, conducted in May 2005, is summarized as “Importance of Religion Stronger in U.S. Than among Western Europeans”  Vol 11, No 3-Winter ‘06

ASSOCIATION OF CATHOLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES Bachelor’s Degree Attainment: Catholic Colleges and Universities Lead the Way, published in June 2013 by ACCU, is summarized as “Students at Catholic Colleges Graduate Sooner,” Vol 19, No 2-Fall ‘13

ASSOCIATION OF CATHOLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES The Catholic College and University President, published in February 2013 by ACCU, is summarized as “Presidents of Catholic and Non-Catholic Colleges,” Vol 19, No 2-Fall ‘13

ASSOCIATION OF STUDENT AFFAIRS AT CATHOLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES “Principles of Good Practice for Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities,” which appears on the website of the Association (www.asaccu.org) is summarized as “Keeping the ‘Catholic’ in Catholic Colleges and Universities,” Vol 16, No 4-Spring ‘11

ASTEN, ALEXANDER W., AND HELEN S. ASTEN   Spirituality in Higher Education: A National Study of College Students’ Search for Meaning and Purpose, July 2004, is summarized as “College Students’ Religiosity Affects Values, Political Beliefs” Vol 10, No 2-Fall ‘04

ASTEN, ALEXANDER W., AND HELEN S. ASTEN   The Spiritual Life of College Students: A National Study of College Students’ Search for Meaning and Purpose, April 2005, published by the Higher Educational Research Institute, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, is summarized as “Many College Freshmen Engaged and Involved in Religion” Vol 11, No 2-Fall ‘05

BADA, XOCHITL, JONATHAN FOX, AND ANDREW SELEE (EDS.)   Invisible No More: Mexican Migrant Civic Participation in the United States, published in 2006 by the Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, is summarized as “Churches Help Integrate Mexican Immigrants” Vol 12, No 2-Fall ‘06

BADILLO, DAVID A.   Latinos and the New Immigrant Church, published in 2006 by The Johns Hopkins University Press, is summarized as “Contrasting Latino Communities in the United States” Vol 13, No 1-Summer ‘07

BAGGETT, JEROME P. “The Catholic Citizen: Perennial Puzzle or Emergent Oxymoron?,” a paper presented in October 2003 at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, is summarized as “Parishes Must Point the Way to Social Justice” Vol 9, No 3-Winter ‘04

BAGGETT, JEROME P.  Sense of the Faithful: How American Catholics Live Their Faith, published in 2009 by Oxford University press, is summarized as “Today’s Catholics Different from Earlier Generations, but No Less Religious” Vol 15, No 3-Winter ‘09

BAGLEY, RON, AND JOHN ROBERTO   Ministry with Young Adults: A National Catholic Initiative, completed in 1996 by the Catholic Campus Ministry Association and the National Catholic Young Adult Ministry Association, is summarized as “Study Identifies Needs of Young Adult Catholics.”  Vol. 2, No.1-Summer ‘96

BARNA GROUP   “Catholics Have Become Mainstream America,” July 9, 2007, appeared online at (www.barna.org), and is summarized as “Catholics Becoming Mainstream America” Vol 13, No 2-Fall ‘07

THE BARNA GROUP “New Marriage and Divorce Statistics Released,” March 31, 2008, which appeared on the website of The Barna Group (www.barna.org), is summarized as “Catholics among Least Likely to Divorce” Vol 15, No 1-Summer ‘09

THE BARNA GROUP “New Research Explores the Long-Term Effect of Spiritual Activity among Children and Teens,” November 16, 2009, which appeared on the website of The Barna Group (www.barna.org), is summarized as “Childhood Religion Central to Continued Adult Faith” Vol 15, No 2-Winter ‘09

THE BARNA GROUP “Teenagers Want Successful Careers and Global Travel, Expect to Delay Marriage & Parenting,” May 10, 2010, which appeared on the website of The Barna Group (www.barna.org/barna-update) , is summarized as “What Teenagers Expect Out of Early Adulthood,” Vol 16, No 1-Summer ‘10

THE BARNA GROUP “How Teenagers’ Faith Practices Are Changing,” July 12, 2010, which appeared on the website of The Barna Group (www.barna.org/barna-update) , is summarized as “Today’s Teens Less Engaged in Religion,” Vol 16, No 2-Fall ‘10

THE BARNA GROUP “Americans Say Serving the Needy is Christianity’s Biggest Contribution to Society,” October 25, 2010, which appeared on the website of The Barna Group, is summarized as “Contributions of Christianity to Society,” Vol 17, No 1-Summer ‘11

THE BARNA GROUP “Six Reasons Young Christians Leave Church,” September 28, 2011, which appeared on the website of The Barna Group, is summarized as “Why Young Adults Stop Attending Church,” Vol 17, No 4-Spring ‘12

THE BARNA GROUP “What People Experience in Churches,” January 9, 2012, which appeared on the website of the Barna Group, is summarized as “Church Experiences by Christian Tradition,” Vol 18, No 1-Summer ‘12

THE BARNA GROUP “New Barna Study Explores Trends among American Donors,” April 12, 2013, which appeared on the website of The Barna Group (www.barna.org) , is summarized as “Trends among American Donors,” Vol 19, No 1-Summer ‘13

THE BARNA GROUP “The Economy Continues to Squeeze Americans’ Charitable Giving,” June 28, 2012, which appeared on the website of The Barna Group, is summarized as “Economy Affects Religious Giving,” Vol 18, No 3-Wingter ‘13

THE BARNA GROUP “A Shifting Faith,” November 19, 2012, which appeared on the website of the Barna Group, is summarized as “Seven in Ten U.S. Hispanics Self-Identify as Catholics,” Vol 18, No 3-Winter ‘13

THE BARNA GROUP “What Do Protestants Think of Pope Francis?,” March 18, 2014, which appeared on the website of The Barna Group (www.barna.org) , is summarized as “Protestants View Pope Francis,” Vol l9, No 4-Spring ‘14

THE BARNA GROUP  “Finding a Place: Hispanic Faith, Work, and Identity,” April 16, 2014, which appeared on the website of The Barna Group (barna.org) is summarized as “Some Characteristics of U.S. Hispanics,” Vol 20, No 1-Summer ‘14

THE BARNA GROUP  “Finding a Place: Hispanic Faith, Work, and Identity,” April 16, 2014, which appeared on the website of The Barna Group (barna.org) is summarized as “Some Characteristics of U.S. Hispanics,” Vol 20, No 1-Summer ‘14

THE BARNA GROUP “America’s Change of Mind on Same-Sex Marriage and LGBTQ Rights,” July 3, 2013, which appeared on the website of The Barna Group (www.barna.org) , is summarized as “Catholic Attitudes toward Same-Sex Issues,” Vol 19, No 3-Winter ‘14

THE BARNA GROUP “The Longer Hispanics Experience U.S. Culture, the Less Socially Conservative they Become,” August 20, 2013, which appeared on the website of The Barna Group (www.barna.org) , is summarized as “Foreign-Born Hispanics More Socially Conservative,” Vol 19, No 3-Winter ‘14

THE BARNA GROUP   “The End of Absolutes: America’s New Moral Code,” May 25, 2016, which appears on the website of The Barna Group (barna.org), is summarized as “Forty-four percent of Americans Believe Truth Is Relative,” Vol 22, No 2-Fall ‘16

THE BARNA GROUP  “Most Americans Believe in Supernatural Healing,’ September 29, 2016, which appears on the website of The Barna Group (barna.com), is summarized as “Americans’ Belief in Supernatural Healing,” Vol 22, No 3-Winter ‘16

BARNA RESEARCH GROUP  “The Faith of Hispanics is Shifting,” January 3, 2001, appears in Barna Research Online (www.barna.org) , is summarized as “Hispanic/Latino Faith Strong, Diverse.”  Vol 6, No 4-Spring ‘01

BARNA RESEARCH GROUP  “More Americans Are Seeking Net-Based Faith Experiences,” May 21, 2001, appears in Barna Research Online (www.barna.org) , is summarized as “Americans Go Online for Religion” Vol 7, No 1-Summer ‘01

BARNA RESEARCH GROUP  “Religious Beliefs Vary Widely By Denomination,” June 25, 2001, appears in Barna Research Online (www.barna.org) , is summarized as “Catholic Laity Similar to Mainline Protestants in Religious Views” Vol 7, No 2-Fall ‘01

BARNA RESEARCH GROUP  “Americans Were More Generous in 2001 than in 2000,” April 10, 2002, which appears in Barna Research Online (www.barna.org) , is summarized as “Religious Giving Steady During 2001”  Vol 8, No. 1-Summer ‘02

BARNA RESEARCH GROUP  “How America’s Faith Has Changed Since 9-11,” November 26, 2001, appears in Barna Research Online (www.barna.org) , is summarized as “Americans No More Religious Since September 11″ Vol 7, No 3-Winter ‘02

BARNA RESEARCH GROUP  “Parents Accept Responsibility for Their Child’s Spiritual Development but Struggle with Effectiveness,” May 6, 2003, on the website of the Barna Research Group at www.barna.org , is summarized as “Religious Development Begins At Home” Vol 9, No 2-Fall ‘03

BARNA RESEARCH GROUP   “Giving to Churches Rose Substantially in 2003,” April 13, 2004, on the website of the Barna Research Group at (www.barna.org) , is summarized as “Giving to Churches Increased in 2003”  Vol 10, No 1-Summer ‘04

BARNA RESEARCH GROUP  “Born Again Christians Just as Likely to Divorce as Non-Christians,” September 8, 2004, on the website of the Barna Research Group at (www.barna.org) , is summarized as “Catholics Less Likely than Protestants to Divorce”  Vol 10, No 2-Fall ‘04

BARNA RESEARCH GROUP  “Americans Describe Sources of Spiritual Fulfillment and Frustration,”  November 29, 2004, on the website of the Barna Research Group at (www.barna.org) , is summarized as “Catholics More Satisfied with Spiritual Lives”  Vol 10, No 3-Winter ‘05

THE BARNA UPDATE  “Unchurched Population Nears 100 Million in the U.S.,” March 19, 2007, an article that appeared online at (www.barna.org), is summarized as “‘Unchurched’ in the United States” Vol 13, No 1-Summer ‘07

BARRETT, DAVID (ED.)  World Christian Encyclopedia, 2001, is summarized as “Christianity Remains World’s Largest Religion” Vol 7, No 1-Summer ‘01

BARRETT, DAVID   “Statistical Table on Global Missions,” from the International Bulletin of Missionary Research, January 2002, is summarized as “Islam Has Displaced Catholicism as World’s Largest Religion” Vol 8, No 1-Summer ‘02

BARRETT, DAVID  “Annual Statistical Table on Global Mission,” from the quarterly International Bulletin of Missionary Research, available online at (www.global-christianity.org/resources.htm), is summarized as “One-Third of World Population Is Christian”  Vol 11, No 1-Summer ‘05

BATZEN, CHRISTOPH, AND FRANK BETZ Marx vs. Weber: Does Religion Affect Politics and the Economy? , Working Paper Series No. 1393, October 2011, from the website of the European Central Bank, is summarized as “Catholics More Inclined to Share Wealth,” Vol 17, No 3-Winter ‘12

BAYLOR INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF RELIGION  American Piety in the 21st Century: New Insights to the Depth and Complexity of Religion in the U.S., September 2006, is summarized as “Differing Perceptions of God” Vol 12, No 3-Winter ‘06

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM  (ED.) 1998-99 CARA Ministry Formation Directory, is summarized as “Graduate Level Seminary Students Increase,” “Lay Ministry Formation Expands,” and “Deacon Formation Continues to Grow.”  Vol 4, No 4-Spring ‘99

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM   Partners in Mission: A Profile of Associates and Religious in the United States, a 2000 CARA report for the North American Conference of Associates and Religious, is summarized as “Associate Programs A Growing Trend Among Religious Orders.”  Vol 6, No 1-Summer ‘00

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM   Development and Stewardship Study: Survey of Diocesan Directors, Summer 2000, a CARA report for the International Catholic Stewardship Council, is summarized as “Directors Encourage ‘Time, Talent, Treasure’.”  Vol 6, No 2-Fall ‘00

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM   Leadership Conference of Women Religious Ministry Study, July 2000, is summarized as “Leadership Ministries of Women Religious.”  Vol 6, No 2-Fall ‘00

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM  American Catholics in the Public Square [Political Preferences of American Catholics at the Time of Election 2000, a CARA study conducted in collaboration with the Commonweal Foundation and the Faith and Reason Institute, is summarized as “Catholics Draw on Faith for Political Choices.”  Vol 6, No 2-Fall ‘00, and “Catholics’ Religious, Political Identities Connected.” Vol 6, No 3-Winter ‘01

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM   Sustaining Excellent Pastors–Promoting Pastoral Excellence, March 2005, a CARA research project for the Archdiocese of Washington and the Dominican House of Studies, is summarized as “Priests’ Spirituality Key to Pastoral Excellence” Vol 10, No 4-Spring ‘05

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM   Sustaining Excellent Pastors–Promoting Pastoral Excellence, March 2005, a CARA research project for the Dominican House of Studies and the Archdiocese of Washington, is summarized as “Parishioners’ Views on Pastoral Excellence”  Vol 11, No 1, Summer ‘05

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM (ED.) Emerging Communities of Consecrated Life in the United States, 2nd edition, 2006, published by CARA, is summarized as “New and  Emerging Communities of Consecrated Life” Vol 12, No 2-Fall ‘06

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM, MARY CHARLOTTE CHANDLER, RSCJ, AND MARY L. GAUTIER   Partners in Mission: The Associate-Vowed Religious Relationship in the United States, September 2002, a CARA study, is summarized as “Associates Work, Pray With Vowed Members of Religious Institutes” Vol 8, No 3-Winter ‘03

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM, AND MARY L. GAUTIER  National Profile of Catechetical Ministry, a 2000 CARA study for the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership, the National Catholic Educational Association, and t he USCC Department of Education, is summarized as “Training and Formation Crucial for Excellence in Catechesis.”  Vol 6, No 2-Fall ‘00

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM, AND MARY L. GAUTIER  Spiritual Formation of Lay Ecclesial Ministers, March 2001, a CARA report for the Secretariat for Family, Laity, Women, and Youth, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, is summarized as “The Spiritual Formation of Lay Ecclesial Ministers” Vol 7, No 2-Fall ‘01

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM, AND MARY L. GAUTIER  Empowering People to Serve: A Follow-up Study of EPS Alumni, July 2001, a CARA report for Education in Parish Service, based at Trinity College in Washington, D.C., is summarized as “EPS Formation Empowers Graduates to Serve” Vol 7, No 2-Fall ‘01

BENDYNA, MARY E. RSM, AND MARY L. GAUTIER  A Survey of Blessings and Needs,  May 2001, a CARA report for the National Association of Catholic Chaplains, is summarized as “Anointing of the Sick Increasingly Unavailable” Vol 7, No 2-Fall ‘01

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM, AND MARY L. GAUTIER  CHS 2000: School as Community, June 2003, a CARA study for the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Community Aspects of Catholic High Schools” Vol 9, No 2-Fall ‘03

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM, AND MARY L. GAUTIER   Religious Brothers in the United States: A Report for the Religious Brothers Conference, February 2008, is summarized as “Sustaining and Promoting Brotherhood” Vol 13, No 4-Spring ‘08

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM, AND MARY L. GAUTIER  Recent Vocations to Religious Life: A Report for the National Religious Vocation Conference, August 2009, is summarized as “Candidates for Religious Life Seek Community Life, Communal Prayer, and Religious Habit”  Vol 15, No 2-Fall ‘09

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM, MARK M. GRAY, AND PAUL PERL  An Evaluation of Cardinal Roger M. Mahony as Archbishop of Los Angeles: Survey of Diocesan and Parish Leaders,, a CARA study for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, March 2004, is summarized as “Archdiocesan Study Evaluates Cardinal’s Ministry and Priorities” Vol 10, No 1-Summer ‘04

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM, JOHN C. GREEN, MARK J. ROZELL, AND CLYDE WILCOX “Catholics and the Christian Right: A View from Four States,” published in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, September 2000, is summarized as “Catholic Republican Activists and the Christian Right.”  Vol 6, No 3-Winter ‘01

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM, AND TED G. JELEN   “Social Theory and Political Engagement Among Roman Catholic Priests in the Election of 2000,” a paper presented at the meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific Study of Religion in October 2001, is summarized as “Political and Religious Attitudes of U.S. Priests” Vol 7, No 3-Winter ‘02

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM, AND PAUL PERL  Young Adult Catholics in the Context of Other Catholic Generations: CARA Catholic Poll 2000, Working Paper No. 2, is summarized as “CARA Catholic Poll 2000 Highlights Young Adult Catholics” and “More Than Half Say Catholic Faith ‘Very Important’.”  Vol 6, No 1-Summer ‘00

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM, AND PAUL PERL  CARA Catholic Poll 2001 is summarized as CARA Catholic Poll Reveals Generational Differences,” “Generations and Catholic Culture,” and “Attend Mass Weekly by Marital Status.”  Vol 6, No 4-Spring ‘01

BENDYNA, MARY E., RSM, AND PAUL PERL Diocesan Level Profile of Campus Ministry, a CARA study for the Department of Education of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, is summarized as “Diocesan Directors of Campus Ministry Wear Many Hats” Vol 9, No 1-Summer ‘03

BENGSTON, VERN L.  Families and Faith: How Religion is Passed Down across Generations, published in 2013 by Oxford University Press, is summarized as “Parent-Child Faith Transmission,” Vol 4, No 3-Winter ‘15

BEST COLLEGE REVIEWS: A GUIDE TO THE BEST COLLEGES IN AMERICA “The 30 Most Beautiful College Cathedrals,” May 8, 2013, which appeared on the website of Best College Reviews, is summarized as ”Chapels at U.S. Catholic Universities among the Most Beautiful,” Vol 18, No 4-Spring ‘13

BHUTTA, CHRISTINE BRICKMAN “The Role of Affective Religiosity in Marginal Catholic Identity,” a presentation for the ASR/SSSR Annual Meeting in Denver in October 2009, is summarized as “Affective Religiosity and Inactive Catholics” Vol 15, No 3-Winter ‘09

BJARNASON, THORODDUR, AND MICHAEL R. WELCH  “Father Knows Best: Parishes, Priests, and American Catholic Parishioners’ Attitudes Toward Capital Punishment,” appeared in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Vol 43, No 1, for March 2004, and is summarized as “Pastors’ Influence on Attitudes About Capital Punishment” Vol 10, No 1-Summer ‘04

BLASI, ANTHONY J., WITH JOSEPH F. ZIMMERMAN, OFM  Transition from Vowed to Lay Ministry in American Catholicism, published in 2004 by the Edwin Mellen Press, is summarized as “Experiences of Former Religious Inform Today’s Lay Ministry”  Vol 10, No 4-Spring ‘05

BOLE, WILLIAM   “Communitarian Lite,” appears in American Catholics & Civic Engagement: A Distinctive Voice, Volume 1 of American Catholics in the Public Square, Margaret O’Brief Steinfels (ed.), a Sheed & Ward Book, published in 2004 by Rowan & Littlefield, is summarized as “U.S. Catholics Express a Distinctive Political Voice” Vol 10, No 1-Summer ‘04

BRAIKER, BRIAN  “Newsweek Poll: 90% Believe in God,” March 31, 2007, an article that appeared online at www.msnbc.msn.com/id/17875540/site/newsweek, is summarized as “U.S. Catholics Less Likely Than Evangelicals to Reject Evolution”  Vol 13, No 1-Summer ‘07

BRUCE, DEBORAH “Generous Givers,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (RRA/SSSR) in October 2011, is summarized in “Church Giving Compared,” Vol 17, No 3-Winter ‘12

BRUCE, TRICIA C. “Shifting Geographies of Religion: ‘Personal Parishes’ in the U.S. Catholic Church,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of RRA/SSSR in Phoenix in November 2012, is summarized as “Most U.S. Dioceses Have at Least One “Personal Parish,” Vol 18, No 3-Winter ‘13

BRUCE, TRICIA C., AND PAUL M. PERL  Ignatian Volunteer Corps: Survey of Volunteers, Spouses, and Spiritual Reflectors, January 2007, a CARA study for the Ignatian Volunteer Corps,
is summarized as “IVC Service Affects Faith, Spirituality, and Attitudes Toward Social Justice” Vol 12, No 4-Spring ‘07

BRUNETTE-HILL, SANDI, AND ROGER FINKE  “A Time for Every Purpose: Updating and Extending Blizzard’s Survey on Clergy Time Allocation,” in Review of Religious Research for Fall 1999, is summarized as “Comparing Catholic and Protestant Clergy–Results of a Time Use Survey.” Vol. 5, No. 4-Spring ‘00

BRYANT, SHIRLEY  An exploratory study of stress, depression, and anxiety among African American nuns, competed in 1996, is summarized as “Study of African American Sisters Explores Anxiety and Depression.”  Vol. 2, No. 3-Winter ‘97

BULLIVANT, STEPHEN  “Contemporary Catholicism in England and Wales,” published in 2016 by the Benedict XVI Centre for Religion and Society, St. Mary’s University (stmarys.ac.uk), is summarized as “’Nones’ Outnumber Christian Believers in Britain,” Vol 1, No 22-Summer ’16, and “Contemporary Catholicism in England and Wales,”Vol 22, No 4-Fall ‘17

BYRON, WILLIAM J., SJ, AND CHARLES ZECH “Why They Left: Exit Interviews Shed Light on Empty Pews, which appeared in America for April 20, 2012, is summarized as “Learning from ‘Former Catholics’,” Vol 18, No 1-Summer ‘12

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CARA CATHOLIC MINISTRY FORMATION DIRECTORY, 2005  The directory for 2005 is summarized as “Graduate-Level Seminarians Increase Slightly In 2004-2005,” “Number of Permanent Deacons and Candidates Continues to Grow,” and “Lay Ecclesial Ministry Enrollments Increase by 3 Percent”  Vol 10, No 4-Spring ‘05

CARA CATHOLIC MINISTRY FORMATION DIRECTORY Faith Communities Today , part of the Cooperative Congregations Studies Partnership, published by CARA, 2010, is summarized as “Recession’s Impact on Catholic Parish Life,” Vol 16, No 4-Spring ‘11

CARA CATHOLIC MINISTRY FORMATION DIRECTORY Catholic Ministry Formation Enrollments: Statistical Overview for 2011-2012, published by CARA in 2012, is summarized as “Permanent Diaconate Continues to Grow” and “Almost 17,500 in Formation for Lay Ecclesial Ministry, “Vol 18, No 1, Summer ‘12

CARA CATHOLIC MINISTRY FORMATION DIRECTORY CARA Catholic Ministry Formation Directory 2013 , is summarized in part as “Graduate-Level Seminary Enrollment Holds Fairly Steady,” Vol 18, No 4-Spring ‘13

CARA CATHOLIC POLL 2003   CARA poll of Catholics on the death penalty is summarized as  “Catholics’ Support for Capital Punishment Waning” Vol 10, No 4-Spring ‘05

CARROLL, JACKSON W.  Selected Preliminary Results from National Clergy Survey, from Pulpit and Pew: Research on Pastoral Leadership at Duke University Divinity School May 17, 2002, is summarized as “Catholic and Protestant Clergy Compared” Vol 8, No 4-Spring ‘03

CARROLL, JACKSON W.  God’s Potters: Pastoral Leadership and the Shaping of Congregations, published in 2006 by William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, is summarized as “How Pastors Shape Excellent Congregations” Vol 12, No 4-Spring ‘07

CARROLL, BEVERLY AND JAMES CAVENDISH, “Who Are Black Catholics Today,” appeared in the Winter 2004 issue of In All Things, and is summarized as “Black Catholic Ministry Today”  Vol 11, No 1

CARROLL, JACKSON W., AND BECKY R. McMILLAN  “Leaders and Led: Perspectives on What Makes for a Good Fit,” a paper presented in October 2003 at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, is summarized as “Shared Values Key to Successful Parish” Vol 9, No 3-Winter ‘04

CARUSO, MICHAEL P., SJ   “Future Shepherds and Catholic Elementary Schools,” appeared in NCEA Seminary Journal for Spring 2004, and is summarized as “Seminarians Desire Assignment to Parishes with Catholic Schools”  Vol 10, No 2-Fall ‘04

CARVALHO, BARBARA L. (Dir.) The Marist Poll on Pope Benedict XVI for the Knights of Columbus, released April 2009 by the Marist Institute for Public Opinion at Marist College, is summarized as “Most Catholics Admire Pope Benedict XVI” Vol 15, No 1-Summer ‘09
CASTELLI, JIM, AND C. JOSEPH O’HARA  National Catholic Housing Study, completed in April1996, is summarized as “CARA Study for Catholic Charities Highlights Church Housing Efforts.”  Vol. 2, No. 2-Fall ‘96

CATHOLIC CAMPAIGN FOR AMERICA  Their survey by the Tarrance Group, reporting Catholic attitudes toward abortion, is summarized as “Pro-Life Position Backed.”  Vol. 1, No. 4-Winter ‘96

CATHOLIC CAMPAIGN FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT   Poverty Pulse, Wave IV, January 2004, available on the CCHD website (www.usccb.org/cchd), is summarized as “Report Finds Poverty in America on the Increase”  Vol 10, No 4-Spring ‘05

CATHOLIC CHARITIES USA  Report on activities of Catholic Charities USA in 1994, is summarized as “Catholic Charities’ Services Increase in 1994.”  Vol. 1, No. 4-Winter ‘96

CATHOLIC CHARITIES USA  Catholic Charities USA 1997 Annual Report, is summarized as “Catholic Charities USA Helps Over 10.6 Million People.”  Vol. 4, No. 4-Spring ‘99

CATHOLIC CHARITIES USA  Poll on giving to faith-based charities, conducted in April 2003, is summarized as “Catholics’ Contributions Influenced by Personal Financial Concerns” Vol 9, No 1-Summer ‘03

CATHOLIC CHARITIES USA Annual Report, November 2004, a CARA study for CCUSA, is summarized as “Catholic Charities Third Largest U.S. Nonprofit”  Vol 10, No 2-Winter ‘05

CATHOLIC CHARITIES USA Catholic Charities USA 2009 Annual Survey, published in 2010 by Catholic Charities USA, is summarized as “Catholic Charities USA Celebrates Centennial,” Vol 16, No 2-Fall ‘10

CATHOLIC COMMUNICATION CAMPAIGN  Results of a Gallup Poll, conducted for the CCC in April 1995, is summarized as “Americans Say Movies Don’t Reflect Values.”  Vol. 1, No. 2-Summer ‘95

CATHOLIC LEAGUE FOR RELIGIOUS AND CIVIL RIGHTS  Survey of 800 Catholics in February 1995, by Fabrizio, McLaughlin and Associates, is summarized as “Disaffected Catholics Stay Committed to Church.”  Vol. 1, No. 2-Summer ‘95

CATHOLIC MINISTRY FORMATION ENROLLMENTS: STATISTICAL OVERVIEW FOR 2007-2008   CARA publication; see “College and Graduate-Level Seminary Students Up Slightly,” “Lay Ecclesial Ministry Formation Programs Down Slightly” “Permanent Deacon Candidates Down 8 Percent” Vol 13, No 4-Spring ‘08

CATHOLIC NETWORK OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE   2004-2005 Membership Survey Results, November 12, 2006, is summarized as “More Than 10,000 Lay Missioners Serving in U.S. and Overseas” Vol 12, No 3-Winter ‘06

CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE  A release of December 29, 1997, citing a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center, is summarized as “More Americans Believe in Miracles.”  Vol. 3, No. 4-Spring ‘98

CATHOLIC PRESS ASSOCIATION  A survey conducted by Simmons Market Research Bureau, reporting on the readership of diocesan newspapers, is summarized as “Good News for the Catholic Press.”  Vol. 1, No. 5-Spring ‘96

CATHOLIC PRESS ASSOCIATION   Catholic Press Directory, 2002 and 2007, is summarized as “Circulation among Diocesan Publications Up Slightly” Vol 13, No 4-Spring ‘08

CATHOLIC VOLUNTEER NETWORK 2009-2010 Membership Survey , is summarized as”Record Numbers Reported by Catholic Volunteer Network,” Vol 17, No 1-Summer ‘11

CATTARO, GERALD, AND DALE McDONALD  A National Profile of the Catholic Superindendency: Diocesan Educational Administrative Leadership Survey (DEALS) 2005, published in 2006 by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Two-Thirds of Diocesan School Superintendents Now Lay” Vol 12, No 2-Fall ‘06

CAVENDISH, JAMES. “Church-Based Community Activism: A Comparison of Black and White Catholic Congregations,” published in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, June 2000, is summarized as “Black Parishes Lead in Social Services and Social Action.”  Vol 6, No 1-Summer ‘00

CAVENDISH, JAMES   “Plenty Good Room: Efforts to Include African Americans in the Life and Liturgy of the U.S. Catholic Church,” a paper for the  joint meeting of the Religious Research Association and the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, in November 2002, is summarized as “Increased Diversity of Black Catholics Presents Challenges” Vol 8, No 3-Winter ‘03

CAVENDISH, JAMES C. “Parish Life among Black Catholics in the U.S.: The Challenge of Diversity,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of RRA/SSSR in October 2011, is summarized in “Meeting the Spiritual Needs of Black Catholics,” Vol 17, No 3-Winter ‘12

CAVENDISH, JAMES, MELISSA A. CIDADE, AND RYAN MULDOON The Influence of College Experiences on Vocational Discernment to Priesthood and Religious Life, September 2012, a CARA study for Boston College and the U.S. Jesuit Conference, is summarized as “Catholic Colleges Encourage Priestly Vocations,” Vol 19, No 2-Fall ‘13

CAVENDISH, JAMES., AND PAUL PERL   “Racial Variation in Parish Satisfaction Among Catholic Parishioners,” a paper presented at the August 2004 meeting of the Association for the Sociology of Religion, is summarized as “Hispanic Catholics in U.S. Satisfied with Parish Life” Vol 10, No 2-Fall ‘04

CAVENDISH, JAMES E., MICHAEL WELCH, AND DAVID LEEGE  “Social Network Theory and Predictors of Religiosity for Black and White Catholics: Evidence of a ‘Black Sacred Cosmos’?” from the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion for September 1998, is summarized as “Black Catholics Favor Traditional Devotions.”  Vol. 4, No. 3-Winter ‘99

CBS-NEW YORK TIMES  Poll of Catholics, taken on the eve of the Pope’s visit in October 1995, is summarized in part as “Catholics Say Church Should Speak Out On Issues But Not Back Candidates” and “Catholics Want Churches To Do More for Poor.”  Vol. 1, No. 3-Fall ‘95

CELIO, MARY BETH  A review of fifteen studies of Catholic giving conducted over the preceding decade, including comparison with Protestant experience, is summarized as “Study Sees Mixed News on Catholic Giving.”  Vol. 1, No. 4-Winter ‘96

CELIO, MARY BETH  “Native American Catholics at the Millennium,” a paper for the joint meeting of the Religious Research Association and the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, in November 2002, is summarized as “Ministry to Native Americans” Vol 8, No 3-Winter ‘03

CELIO, MARY BETH  “Passing on the Faith in the Contemporary American Parish: Challenges and Models,” a paper for the joint meeting of the Religious Research Association and the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, in November 2002, is summarized as “Passing On the Faith” Vol 8, No 3-Winter ‘03

CELIO, MARY BETH   “Liturgy and Service in the Catholic Parish: The Criterion for Authenticity,” a paper presented at the Religious Research Association annual meeting in November 2005, is summarized as “Parishes Most Active in Service Are Also Most Spiritually Active”  Vol 11, No 3-Winter ‘05

CELIO, MARY BETH, MICHAEL CIESLAK, RUTH DOYLE, ROBERT MILLER, AND JEFF REXHAUSEN  This panel of diocesan research directors presented findings on Mass attendance at the November 1997 conference of the Religious Research Association, summarized as “New Perspectives on Weekly Mass Attendance.”  Vol. 3, No. 3-Winter ‘98

CENTER FOR APPLIED RESEARCH IN THE APOSTOLATE   “Catholic Ministry Formation Enrollments Statistical Overview,” April 2006, is summarized as “Seminary Enrollments Remain Steady,” Deacon Candidates Decrease, Aspirants Increase,” and “Enrollments in Lay Ecclesial Ministry Formation Programs Decrease”  Vol 11, No 4-Spring ‘06

CENTER FOR THE APPLIED RESEARCH IN THE APOSTOLATE   Diocesan Profile 2006, a CARA report for the International Catholic Stewardship Council, is summarized as “Diocesan Offertory Collections Increase 9 Percent” Vol 12, No 2-Fall ‘06

CENTER FOR APPLIED RESEARCH IN THE APOSTOLATE   National Parish Inventory and Catholic Ministry Formation Database is summarized in part as “Women in the U.S. Church” Vol 12, No 2-Fall ‘06

CENTER FOR APPLIED RESEARCH IN THE APOSTOLATE  CARA Catholic Ministry Formation Directory 2007, is summarized as “Theologate Enrollments Down Slightly; College Seminary Enrollments Increase,” “More than 20,000 in Lay Ecclesial Ministry Formation,” and “Permanent Deacon Totals Continue to Grow” Vol 12, No 4-Spring ‘07

CENTER FOR CATHOLIC EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON  Their survey to help determine the services most needed by Catholic schools in the U.S., and how to position the Center as a resource for Catholic schools, completed by Strategic Visioning, Inc., in 1996, is summarized as “Catholic Faith Formation Through Lay Faculty.”  Vol. 2, No. 2-Fall ‘96

CENTER FOR MARRIAGE AND FAMILY, CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY  The results of a survey of more than 1,200 people who completed Catholic marriage preparation programs in the preceding eight years is summarized as “Couples Find Marriage Preparation Programs Valuable.”  Vol. 1, No. 4-Winter ‘96

CENTER FOR MARRIAGE AND FAMILY, CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY  Ministry to Interchurch Marriages: A National Study, is summarized as “Interchurch Couples Need More Church Attention.”  Vol. 5, No. 2-Fall ‘99

CENTER FOR MARRIAGE AND FAMILY, CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY  Time, Sex, and Money: The First Five Years of Marriage, December 2000, published by the Center for Marriage and Family, Creighton University, is summarized as “Finding Balance a Problem for Newly-Married Couples “ Vol 6, No 4-Spring ‘01

CHAMPLIN, JOSEPH M.  “What Moves Some Catholics to Give More? A Sacrificial Giving Motivational Study,” published in Church for Winter 1997, is summarized as “What Moves Some Catholics to Give More?”  Vol. 3, No. 4-Spring ‘98

CHAVES, MARK   “Religious Congregations,” a chapter in The State of Nonprofit America, Lester M. Salamon, ed., published in 2002 by Brookings Institution Press, is summarized as “Despite Declining Participation, Religion Serves Wider Public” Vol 8, No 4-Spring ‘03

CHAVES, MARK  Congregations in America, published in 2004 by Harvard University Press, is summarized as “Parishes Compared to Other U.S. Religious Congregations”  Vol 11, No 1-Summer ‘05

CHAVES, MARK American Religion: Contemporary Trends , published in 2011 by Princeton University Press, is summarized as “Trends in American Religion,” Vol 17, No 3-Winter ‘12

CHAVES, MARK, AND JAMES CAVENDISH  “More Evidence on U.S. Catholic Church Attendance,” published in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Vol. 33, No. 4, 1994, is summarized as “Study: 26.7 Percent of Catholics Attend Mass Each Week.”  Vol. 1, No. 1-Spring ‘95

CHRISTIAN BROTHERS INVESTMENT SERVICES  “2004 SRI Survey Summary,” with accompanying news release, available on the CBIS website (www.cbisonline.com), is summarized as “Catholic Institutional Investors Mindful of Moral Concerns”  Vol 10, No 4-Spring ‘05

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION Listing of the endowments of U.S. colleges and universities for 2010-2011, released January 31, 2012 and which appeared on the website of The Chronicle, is summarized as “Catholic College and University Endowments,” Vol 18, No 2-Fall ‘12

THE CHRONICLE OF PHILANTHROPY “America’s Generosity Divide” which appeared in the August 19, 2012 issue, is summarized as “Geography of Charity,” Vol 18, No 2-Fall ‘12

CIDADE, MELISSA A. “Ecclesial Status of Catholic Education Leaders,” July 16, 2010, which appeared in 1964—The CARA Blog (nineteensixty-four.blogspot.com), is summarized as “Ecclesial Status of Today’s Catholic Education Leaders,” Vol 16, No 2-Fall ‘10

CIDADE, MELISSA A., AND MARY L. GAUTIER A Portrait of the Permanent Diaconate: A Study for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops 2009-2010, April 10, 2010, published by CARA, is summarized as “Permanent Deacons in Active Service in the United States,” Vol 16, No 1-Summer ‘10

CIDADE, MELISSA A., AND MARY L. GAUTIER Ministry for Immigrant Justice: A Report to the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) and the Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM), February 2014, is summarized as ”Women and Men Religious Seek to Improve Ministry to Immigrants,” Vol 19, No 4-Spring ‘14

CIDADE, MELISSA A., AND CAROLYNE SAUNDERS Dollars & Sense 2012-2013: A Reort for the National Catholic Educational Association High Schools Department , February 2013, is summarized as “Catholic High Schools Average 554 Students; Tuition $9,600,” Vol 18, No 4-Spring ‘13

CIDADE, MELISSA A., AND CAROLYNE SAUNDERS Dollars & Sense 2012-2013: A CARA Report for the National Catholic Educational Association Secondary Schools Department, February 13, 2013, is summarized as “All about Catholic High Schools,” Vol 19, No 2-Fall ‘13

CIESLAK, MICHAEL “Capturing the Spirit of Catholic Parishes: A Typology Based upon Measures of Importance, a paper presented at the joint convention of the Religious Research Association and the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, in November 1999, is summarized as “Diocese of Rockford Measuring Parish Characteristics.”  Vol. 5, No. 3-Winter ‘00

CIESLAK, MICHAEL  “Consulting the People of God: The Evolving Role of the Parish School,” a paper presented at the October 2004 meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Social Scientific Study of Religion, is summarized as “Parish Support of Catholic Schools”  Vol 10, No 3-Winter ‘05

CIESLAK, MICHAEL “If Analysis Shows that Stewardship Makes No Difference, Dig Deeper,” a presentation for the ASR/SSSR Annual Meeting in Denver in October 2009, is summarized as “Stewardship’s Effectiveness at the Parish Level” Vol 15, No 3-Winter ‘09

CIESLAK, MICHAEL “Why People Leave the Catholic Church and Why They Return: Data from the ‘Catholics Come Home’ Online Survey,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of RRA/SSSR in October 2011, is summarized in “Why People Leave the Church and Why They Return,” Vol 17, No 3-Winter ‘12

CIESLAK, MICHAEL “The Widow’s Mite or the King’s Mite? A Model for Identifying High and Low Performing Catholic Parishes,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Social Scientific Study of Religion, in Boston in November 2013, is summarized as “Parish Stewardship Outcomes,” Vol 19, No 3-Winter ‘14

CLARK, MATTHEW H.  Forward in Hope: Saying Amen to Lay Ecclesial Ministry, published in 2009 by Ava Maria Press, is summarized as “A Bishop’s View of Lay Ecclesial Ministry” Vol 15, No 4-Spring ‘10

CLARK, WILLIAM W., SJ, AND DANIEL GAST (Eds.)   Parish Leadership: Contexts, Models, Theology, published in 2017 by Lexington Books, is summarized as “Improving Parish Communication and Collaboration,” Vol 22, No 4-Spring ‘17

COLEMAN, JOHN A., SJ  “Under the Cross and the Flag,” published in America for May 11, 1996, is summarized as “Religious Beliefs Spur Civic Involvement.”  Vol. 2, No.1-Summer ‘96

COLEMAN, JOHN A., SJ   Religious Authority Structure, Religious Agency and External Environment: The Case Study of Catholic Charities USA on Religion and Welfare, a study in progress, is summarized as “Coleman Examines CCUSA’s Catholic Identity, Structure.”  Vol 6, No 3-Winter ‘01

CONFERENCE FOR PASTORAL PLANNING AND COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT  Their report of forty-six dioceses involved in reorganization, presented to the National Conference of Catholic Bishops in November 1995, is summarized as “Diocesan Reorganization Raises New Questions.”  Vol. 1, No 4-Winter ‘96

CONGRESSIONAL QUARTERLY  CQ Guide to the New Congress, a survey of the religious makeup of the 109th Congress, appeared on website www.cq.com, and is summarized as “Catholic Composition of 109th Congress”  Vol 10, No 3-Winter ‘05

CONVEY, JOHN J., AND ANDREW D. THOMPSON   Weaving Christ’s Seamless Garment: Assessment of Catholic Religious Education, published in 1999 by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Knowledge and Practice of Religious Education Students Studied.”  Vol 6, No 2-Fall ‘00

COOPER, BETSY, DANIEL COX. E.J. DIONNE JR., RACHEL LIENESCH, ROBERT P. JONES, AND WILLIAM A. GALSTON  How Immigration and Concerns about Cultural Change Are Shaping the 2016 Election, June 23, 2015, which appears on the website of the Public Religion Research Institute (prri.org), is summarized as “Religious Attitudes Are Affecting 2016 Election,” Vol 22, No 2-Fall 16

COOPERMAN, ALAN  “Many Americans Don’t Argue about Religion—Or Even Talk about It,” April 15, 2016, which appears on the website of the Pew Research Center (pewresearch.org), is summarized as “Most People Don’t Talk about Religion, to Family or Others,” Vol 22, No 2-Fall ‘16

CORMACK, PAT   A study of fourteen selected dioceses, concerning the use of a pool of potential pastoral administrators, is summarized as “Survey Finds Diocesan Hiring Policies in Flux.”  Vol. 1, No. 5-Spring ‘96

CRAMER, M. RICHARD  A report from Religion Watch for September 1997, is summarized as “College Years Strengthen Catholic Religious Life.”  Vol. 4, No.1-Summer ‘98

DAHM, CHARLES W., OP  Parish Ministry in a Hispanic Community, published in 2004 by Paulist Press, is summarized as “Hispanic Parish Ministry with a Heart”  Vol 10, No 2-Fall ‘04

DALTON, BEN, ELIZABETH GLENNIE, AND STEVEN J. INGELS  “Late High School Dropouts: Characteristics, Experiences, and Changes Across Cohorts,” June 2009, which appeared on the website of the National Center for Education Statistics of the U.S. Department of Education (www.nces.ed.gov), is summarized as “Catholic High Schools Have Lower Dropout Rates”  Vol 15, No 2-Fall ‘09

DALY, WILLIAM P.  1998-99 Diocesan Salary Survey, of the National Association of Church Personnel Administrators, is summarized as “Annual Diocesan Salary Survey Reveals Regional Differences.”  Vol. 5, No. 1-Summer ‘99

DALY, WILLIAM P.  The Laborer is Worthy of His Hire, published by the National Federation of Priests’ Councils, is summarized as “Priests’ Compensation Shows Moderate But Steady Increase, “Vol. 5, No. 2-Fall ‘99

DALY, WILLIAM P.  The Laborer is Worthy of His Hire: A Survey of Priests’ Compensation in the Roman Catholic Dioceses of the United States, 2002 Edition, is summarized as “U.S. Diocesan Priest Compensation” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

DALY, WILLIAM P.  2001-2002 National Diocesan Salary Survey, November 2001, a study by the National Association of Church Personnel Administrators, is summarized as “NACPA Reports Salaries of Diocesan Workers” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

DALY, WILLIAM P.  2004-2005 National Diocesan Salary Survey, November 2004, published by the National Association of Church Personnel Administrators, is summarized as “Diocesan Salaries Compared”  Vol 11, No 1-Summer ‘05

DALY, WILLIAM P.  The Laborer is Worthy of His Hire, 2005 edition, published by the National Association of Church Personnel Administrators, is summarized as “Overall Priests’ Compensation Increased since 2002″  Vol 11, No 4-Spring ‘06

DALY, WILLIAM P. (Dir.) 2009-2009 National Diocesan Salary Survey (Diocesan Edition), published in November 2008 by the National Association of Church Personnel Administrators, is summarized as “Diocesan Salary Survey Released” Vol 15, No 2-Fall ‘09

D’ANTONIO, WILLIAM V.  A paper on this subject, presented at the University of Notre Dame in October 1996, is summarized as “Small Christian Communities: What Are They?  Who Are They?”  Vol. 2, No. 3-Winter ‘97

D’ANTONIO, WILLIAM, Study summarized as “Catholics’ Perceptions of Women Religious in the United States,” Vol 16, No 1-Summer ‘10

D’ANTONIO, WILLIAM, JAMES D. DAVIDSON, DEAN R. HOGE, AND MARY L. GAUTIER   American Catholics Today: New Realities of Their Faith and Their Church, published in 2007 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., is summarized as “Generations Key to Understanding American Catholic Laity” vol 13, No 1-Summer ’07

D’ANTONIO, WILLIAM, JAMES D. DAVIDSON, DEAN R. HOGE, AND MARY L. GAUTIER  American Catholics Today: New Realities of Their Faith and Their Church, published in 2007 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., is summarized as “How Essential to the Catholic Faith?” Vol 13, No 3-Winter ‘08

D’ANTONIO, WILLIAM V., MICHELLE DILLON, AND MARY L. GAUTIER American Catholics in Transition , published in 2013 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, is summarized as “American Catholics in Transition,” Vol 18, No 4-Spring ‘13

D’ANTONIO, WILLIAM V., MARY L. GAUTIER, AND MICHELE DILLON “Catholics in America,” a 28-page supplement distributed with the National Catholic Reporter for October 28-November 10, 2011, is summarized as “Catholics Show Changes in Attitudes and Behaviors—Core Beliefs Remain,” Vol 17, No 3-Winter ’12 and “Catholic Attitudes and Behaviors—Parish Life, Schools, and Millennials,” Vol 17, No 4-Spring ‘12

D’ANTONIO, WILLIAM V., DEAN R. HOGE, JAMES D. DAVIDSON, AND RUTH A. WALLACE  Laity–American and Catholic: Transforming the Church, published 1996 by Sheed & Ward, is summarized as “Study Finds Laity Seeking a Greater Role.”  Vol. 1, No. 5-Spring ‘96

D’ANTONIO, WILLIAM V., DEAN R. HOGE, JAMES D. DAVIDSON, AND KATHERINE MEYER   American Catholics: Gender, Generation, and Commitment, published in 2001 by AltaMira Press, is summarized as “Gender, Generation, Commitment Differentiate Laity” Vol 7, No 3-Winter ‘02

D’ANTONIO, WILLIAM V., DEAN R. HOGE, JAMES D. DAVIDSON, AND MARY L.  GAUTIER  “American Catholics from John Paul II to Benedict XVI” appeared in the National Catholic Reporter for September 30, 2005, and was summarized as “Trends in Attitudes and Beliefs of Lay Catholics”  Vol 11, No 3-Winter ‘06

D’ANTONIO, WILLIAM V., AND BERNARD LEE  “A ‘Solid Majority’ of American Catholics Supports Conscience, Lay Role in Decisions,” published by National Catholic Reporter in September 4, 1998, is summarized as “Small Christian Communities Show Variety.” Vol. 4, No. 3-Winter ‘99

D’ANTONIO, WILLIAM, AND ANTHONY POGORELC  “Voice of the Faithful: A Sociological Study,” a paper presented at the November 2005 annual meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, is summarized as “Voice of the Faithful Leaders Studied” Vol 12, No 1-Summer ‘06

D’ANTONIO, WILLIAM, AND ANTHONY POGORELC   Voices of the Faithful: Loyal Catholics Striving for Change, published in 2007 by The Crossroads Publishing Company, is summarized as “‘Voice of the Faithful’ as Social Movement” Vol 13, No 3-Winter ‘08

D’ANTONIO, WILLIAM V., STEPHEN A. TUCH, AND JOSIAH R. BAKER Religion, Politics, and Polarization: How Religiopolitical Conflict Is Changing Congress and American Democracy, published in 2013 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers , is summarized as “Religion Does Matter in Congressional Voting,” Vol 19, No 3-Winter ‘14

DAVIDSON, JAMES D.  Report of an article from Commonweal for September 11,1998, is summarized as “Interfaith Marriage Related to Catholic Percentage.”  Vol. 4, No. 2-Fall ‘98

DAVIDSON, JAMES D.  “Outside the Church: Whom Catholics Marry& Why,” from Commonweal for September 10, 1999, is summarized in “More Catholics Marrying Outside the Church.” Vol. 5, No. 2-Fall ‘99

DAVIDSON, JAMES D.  American Catholics: Gender, Generation, and Commitment, published in 2001 by Alta Mira Press, is summarized in part as “Young Adult U.S. Catholics See Few Priests Their Age” Vol 8, No 1-Summer ‘02

DAVIDSON, JAMES D. “Do Other Churches Also Face a Clergy Shortage,” August 2003, is summarized as “Catholic Church is Only Principal U.S. Religious Body With Declining Number Of Clergy” Vol 9, No 2-Fall ‘03

DAVIDSON, JAMES D. “Where Do Catholic Students Go To College?” is summarized as “One in Ten Catholic Students Attend a Catholic College or University” Vol 9, No 2- Fall ‘03

DAVIDSON, JAMES D.  Catholicism in Motion: The Church in Modern Society, published in 2005 by Liguori Publications, is summarized as “New Book Highlights American Catholicism Today”  Vol 11, No 4-Spring ‘06

DAVIDSON, JAMES D.   Report on findings from a 2006 survey conducted for the Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame is summarized as “Weekly Mass Attenders Support Church Positions on Abortion and Capital Punishment” Vol 12, No 1-Summer ‘06

DAVIDSON, JAMES D., ALAN K. MOCK, AND C. LINCOLN JOHNSON  “Through the Eye of a Needle,” published in Review of Religious Research for March 1997, is summarized as “Social Ministry in Affluent Churches.”  Vol. 2, No. 4-Spring ‘97

DAVIDSON, JAMES D., AND RALPH E. PYLE Ranking Faiths: Religious Stratification in America , published in 2011 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, is summarized as “Tracing the Socio-Economic Status of U.S. Catholics,” Vol 16, No 4-Spring ‘11

DAVIDSON, JAMES D., THOMAS P. WALTERS, BEDE CISCO, OSB, CATHERINE MEYER, AND CHARLES E. ZECH  Lay Ministers and Their Spiritual Practices, published in 2003 by Our Sunday Visitor, is summarized as “Lay Ministers’ Spiritual Preparation for Pastoral Work” Vol 9, No 3-Winter ‘04

DAVIDSON, JAMES D., AND TRACY WIDMAN  “The Effect of Group Size on Interfaith Marriage Among Catholics,” in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion for September 2002, Vol 41, No 3, is summarized as “Mixed Marriages More Common in South, West”  Vol 8, No 4-Spring ‘03

DAVIDSON, JAMES D., AND ANDREA S. WILLIAMS  “Catholic Conceptions of Faith: A Generational Analysis,” published in the Sociology of Religion for Fall 1996, is summarized in “Catholic Pluralism Study Finds Deep Generational Differences.”  Vol. 2, No. 2 -Fall ‘96

DAVIDSON, JAMES D., ANDREA S. WILLIAMS, RICHARD A. LAMANNA, JAN STENFTENAGEL, KATHLEEN MAAS WEIGERT, WILLIAM J. WHALEN, AND PATRICIA WITTBERG, SC  The Search for Common Ground, published in 1997 by Our Sunday Visitor Publishing Division, is summarized as “Generational Differences and Childhood Religiosity Most Significant in Developing Catholic Religious Attitudes.”  Vol. 3, No. 2-Fall ‘97

DAVIS, DARREN W., AND DONALD B. POPE-DAVIS “African American Catholics Today,” November 11, 2011, which appeared on the website of the National Black Catholic Congress, is summarized as “African American Catholics Engaged in Church,” Vol 17, No 4-Spring ‘12

DAVIS, KENNETH G., OFM CONV, ANDREW HERNANDEZ, AND PHILIP E. LAMPE Hispanic Catholic Leadership: Key to the Future, a report by the National Community on Latino/a Leadership, April 2002, is summarized as “Hispanic Catholic Leadership Development” Vol 8, No 1-Summer ‘02

DAW, JOAN  “Catholic Church Engagement in Australian Society: A Symbiotic Relationship Between “The Religious” and “The Secular,” a paper presented in October 2003 at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, is summarized as “Perceptions of Church Functions Differ” Vol 9, No 4-Spring ‘04

DAWSON, THOMAS, AND ERIC HELLAND   Helping Hand: How Private Philanthropy and Catholic Schools Serve Low-Income Children in Los Angeles, April 2001, a report by the Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy of San Francisco, is summarized as “Good News: Minority and Low-Income Children in Catholic Schools Are . . . Served Better at Half the Cost of Public Schools” Vol 7, No 2-Fall ‘01

DEEGAN, ARTHUR X., AND JACK MURPHY  Cathedral Ministry Study: What Do People Expect from a Cathedral?, December 2001, a report by Cathedral Ministry in the New Millennium, is summarized as ”What Do People Expect from a Cathedral?”  Vol 7, No 4-Spring ‘02

DeLAMBO, DAVID  Focus group research conducted for the National Association for Lay Ministry, is summarized as “Lay Ministers Urge Cooperation, Respect.”  Vol. 1, No. 4-Winter ‘96

DeLAMBO, DAVID  Lay Parish Ministers: A Study of Emerging Leadership, published in 2005 by the National Pastoral Life Center, is summarized as “Two-Thirds of U.S. Parishes Have Paid Lay Ministers”  Vol 11, No 3-Winter ‘06

DEMANGE, GIL  Ministry Potential Discerner – Altar Server Survey is summarized as “Eighty-Seven Percent of Chicago Assistant Pastors Were Altar Servers.”  Vol. 4, No. 4-Spring ‘99

DeREGO, FRANK R., JR., AND JAMES D. DAVIDSON  “Catholic Deacons: A Lesson in Role Conflict and Ambiguity,” a chapter from Religion in a Changing World, edited by Madeline Cousineau and published by Greenwood Press in 1998, is summarized as “Despite Successes, Questions Exist About Role, Utility of Diaconate.”  Vol. 5, No. 3-Winter ‘00

DESERET NEWS  “Sabbath Day Observance in the U.S.,” [date], which appears on the website of The Deseret News (deseretnews.com), is summarized as “Sabbath Day Still Important to Americans Today,” Vol 22, No 1-Summer ‘16

DETEWIG, WILLIAM T.  The Emerging Diaconate: Servant Leaders in a Servant Church, published in 2007 by Paulist Press, is summarized as “The ‘Emerging’ Permanent Deacon” Vol 15, No 1-Summer ‘09

DILLON, J.T.  “The Religious Life of Ex-Religious: A Study of Former Christian Brothers in Old Age,” which appeared in Review of Religious Research, Vol 46, No 2, for December 2004, is summarized as “Religious Practices of Former Religious” Vol 10, No 4-Spring ‘05

DILLON, MICHELE  “The Persistence of Religious Identity Among College Catholics,” published in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion for June 1996, is summarized as “Religious Identity of College Catholics.”  Vol. 2, No. 2-Fall ‘96

DILLON, MICHELE  Catholic Identity: Balancing Reason, Faith, and Power, published in 1999 by Cambridge University Press, is summarized as “Catholic Identity Maintained–Is the Sacred Canopy’ Wide Enough for All Catholics?.”  Vol 5, No. 4-Spring ‘00

DILLON, MICHELE  “College Educators and the Maintenance of Catholic Identity,” a paper for the joint meeting of the Religious Research Association and the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, in November 2002, is summarized as “Faculty, Administrators Speak on Catholic Identity, Tradition” Vol 8, No 3-Winter ‘03

DILLON, MICHELE, AND PAUL WINK   “The Differential Effects of Religiosity and Spirituality on Self- and Other-Orientation: Findings from a Longitudinal Study,” presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion in October 2000, is summarized as “Religiosity and Spirituality Differentiated.”  Vol 6, No 3-Winter ‘01

DILLON, MICHELE, AND PAUL WINK   In the Course of a Lifetime, published in 2007 by the University of California Press, is summarized as “Religion and Spirituality Through the Life Course,” Vol 13, No 3-Winter ‘08

DINGES, WILLIAM D. “Home Missions-Future Church,” which appeared in America for November 3, 2003, is summarized as “Home Missions Dioceses May be Model for Church” Vol 9, No 4-Spring ‘04

DINGES, WILLIAM D.  National and Regional Hispanic Catholic Ministry Organizational Initiatives: An Assessment, published in Fall 2009 by the Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies, The Catholic University of America, is summarized as “Organizations Call for Strengthening U.S. Hispanic Ministry” Vol 15, No 4-Spring ‘10

DIONNE, E.J., JR. AND WILLIAM A. GALSTON “When Polarization Meets Diversity: Demographics and Partisanship in an Evolving Religious Landscape,” October 22, 2012, which appeared on the website of Public Religion Research Institute, is summarized as “Catholic Attitudes on Political Questions,” Vol 18, No 3-Winter ‘13

DIXON, ROBERT  “Comparison of Catholic Church Attenders in the U.S. and Australia: A First Look at Some Results from the International Congregational Life Survey,” a paper for the  joint meeting of the Religious Research Association and the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, in November 2002, is summarized as “U.S.-Australian Comparison of Parish Life” Vol 8, No 3-Winter ‘03

DIXON, ROBERT  “Parish Involvement Scores of Generation X Mass Attenders in Australia and the United States,” a paper presented at the October 2004 meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Social Scientific Study of Religion, is summarized as “Mass Attenders in U.S. and Australia Compared”  Vol 10, No 3-Winter ‘05

DIXON, ROBERT, ET AL.  Research on Catholics Who Have Stopped Attending Mass, February 2007, Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, is summarized as “Church Attendance an International Concern” Vol 13, No 1-Summer ‘07

DOYLE, MICHELE  The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA): Challenge to the Church, completed in Fall 1996 about the Diocese of Jackson, Mississippi, is summarized as “Effects of RCIA in a Southern Mission Diocese.”  Vol. 2, No. 3-Winter ‘97

DOYLE, RUTH NARITA “Celebrating Catholic Parishes,” which appeared in Faith Communities Today, published by the Hartford Institute at Hartford Seminary, (date?), is summarized as “Parishes Active in Community Service.”  Vol 6, No 4-Spring ‘01

DUFFNER, JORDAN DENARI  Dialogue & Danger: Report on American Catholic Public Opinion and Portrayals of Islam, September 12, 2016, released by the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University, is summarized as “U.S. Catholics’ Views of Muslims,” Vol 22, No 3-Winter ‘17

DUNN, SUSAN  An analysis and synthesis of previous research on the subject, for a master of theological studies degree at Washington Theological Union in 1996, is summarized as “The Associate Movement in Women’s Religious Communities.”  Vol. 2, No. 3-Winter ‘97

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EBAUGH, HELEN ROSE, AND JANET SALTZMAN CHAFETZ Religion and the New Immigrants: Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations, published in 2000 by AltaMira Press, a Division of Rowan & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., is summarized as “Religious Life of Today’s Immigrants.”  Vol 6, No 1-Summer ‘00

EDUVENTURES, INC.  “Eduventures Survey Funds that Catholic Institutions May Face Declining Enrollment Unless They Improve Their Ability to Articulate Why Non-Catholic Students Should Attend,” June 18, 2009, which appeared on the website of Eduventures, Inc. (www.eduventures.com) is summarized as “Non-Catholic Students Often Misinformed about Catholic Higher Education” Vol 15, No 2-Fall ‘09

ELLISON, CHRISTOPHER G. AND SAMUEL ECHEVARRIA  “Religion and Abortion Attitudes Among U.S. Hispanics,” a paper presented at the joint convention of the Religious Research Association and the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, in November 1999, is summarized as “Link Found Between U.S. Hispanic/Latino Religious Affiliation and Abortion Attitudes.”  Vol. 5, No. 3-Winter ‘00

EMERGING TRENDS   This newsletter of the Princeton Religion Research Center, for March 2000, is the source of “Religious Preferences for the U.S.”  Vol 6, No 1-Summer ‘00

EMERSON, MICHAEL O.   “Beyond Ethnic Composition: Are Multiracial Congregations Unique?,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Social Scientific Study of Religion in Houston, October 2000, is summarized as “Catholic Parishes Diverse, Maintain Social Distance.”  Vol 6, No 4-Spring ‘01

EMPTY TOMB, INC.  The State of Church Giving Through 1993, comparing recent Catholic vs. Protestant giving patterns, is summarized as “Catholics Pay the Bills.”  Vol. 1, No. 4-Winter ‘96

EMPTY TOMB    Report on giving to charitable causes, released June 7, 2006 and based on the 2004 consumer expenditures survey of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, is summarized as “Young Adults Give Little, but Most Goes to Church” Vol 12, No 2-Fall ‘06

ESPINOSA, GASTON  “Preliminary Results of a National Survey commissioned by Hispanic Churches in American Public Life,” presented at a conference on May 2-4, 2002, in Washington, DC, is summarized as “Hispanic Voice in Religious and Public Life” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

ESPINOSA, GASTON, VIRGILIO ELIZONDO, AND JESSE MIRANDA  Hispanic Churches in American Public Life: Summary of Findings, January 2003, published as No. 2 in the Interim Reports series of the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, is summarized as “Latino Voice Emerging in U.S. Political and Civic Life” Vol 9, No 4-Winter ‘04

FAGAN, PATRICK  Why Religion Matters: The Impact of Religious Practice on Social Stability, published by the Heritage Foundation, is summarized as “Heritage Foundation Study Links Religion, Social Stability.”  Vol. 1, No. 5-Spring ‘96

FARKAS, STEVE, JEAN JOHNSON, AND TONY FOLENO, WITH ANN DUFFETT AND PATRICK FOLEY       For Goodness’ Sake: Why So Many Want Religion to Play a Grater Role in American Life, published by Public Agenda, January 2001, is summarized as “Americans Look to Religion.”  Vol 6, No 4-Spring ‘01

FICHTER, STEPHEN J. “Christmas and Easter Only: Surveying Marginal Catholics,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of RRA/SSSR in Phoenix in November 2012, is summarized as “Christmas and Easter” Catholics,” Vol 18, No 3-Winter ‘13

FINKE, ROGER  “The Rewards of a Costly Community” which appears in slightly different versions in Review for Religious for July-August 1997 and Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion for June 1997, is summarized as “Study Offers Insights on Recruiting and Retaining Religious.”  Vol. 3, No. 1-Summer ‘97

FINKE, ROGER, AND PATRICIA WITTBERG, SC   “Organizational Revival from Within: Explaining Revivalism and Reform in the Roman Catholic Church,” published in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, June 2000, is summarized as “Religious Orders Absorb and Channel Change in the Church.”  Vol 6, No 1-Summer ‘00

FISCHER, MARK F.   Pastoral Councils in Today’s Catholic Parish, published in 2001 by Twenty-third Publications, is summarized as “Creating Effective Parish Councils”  Vol. 7, No. 4-Spring ‘02

FISCHER, MARK F.  Making Parish Councils Pastoral , published in 2010 by Paulist Press, is summarized as “History, Theology, and Operation of Parish Pastoral Councils,” Vol 17, No 1-Summer ‘11

FOLEY, MICHAEL W.  Welcoming the Stranger: The Catholic Church and the New Immigrants, published in 1997 by the Life Cycle Institute, The Catholic University of America, is summarized as Survey Studies Pastoral Challenge of the New Immigrants.”  Vol. 3, No. 2-Fall ‘97

FORBES MAGAZINE “Top-100 Colleges in the United States,” released August 3, 2011, which appeared on the website of Forbes magazine, is summarized as “Catholic Schools Among Forbes 100 Top Colleges,” Vol 17, No 2-Fall ‘11

FOSTER, JONATHAN, OFM   “Sanctuary or Agora? The Future of the Catholic Retreat House,” is summarized as “Number of U.S. Catholic Retreat Houses Up 41 Percent since 1981” Vol 13, No 4-Spring ‘08

FOUNDATIONS AND DONORS INTERESTED IN CATHOLIC ACTIVITIES, INC. (FADICA) 2003 Catholic Donor Attitude Survey is summarized as “Church Financial Accountability Still Important” Vol 9, No 3-Winter ‘04

FOX, ZENI  “Ecclesial Lay Ministers: An Overview,” in Together in God’s Service: Toward a Theology of Ecclesial Lay Ministry, published by the National Conference of Catholic Bishops in August 1998, is summarized as “Profile of Ecclesial Lay Ministers.”  Vol. 4, No. 2-Fall ‘98

FRABUTT, JAMES M., ANTHONY C. HOLTER, AND RONALD J. NUZZI Research, Action, and Change: Leaders Reshaping Catholic Schools , published in 2009 by the Alliance for Catholic Education Press at the University of Notre Dame, is summarized as “Action Research in the Service of Catholic Schools,” Vol 16, No 2-Fall ‘10

FROEHLE, BRYAN T.   CARA Seminary Enrollment Statistics, 1995-1996, is summarized as “Study Finds U.S. Seminary Enrollments Decline Slightly.”  Vol 1, No 5-Spring ‘96

FROEHLE, BRYAN T.  New Directions in Youth Ministry, completed in July, l996, is summarized as “Catholic Youth Ministry Develops Faith, Commitment.”  Vol 2, No 1-Summer ‘96

FROEHLE, BRYAN T. (ED.)  CARA Catholic Ministry Formation Directory, 1997, is summarized as “Seminary Enrollments Remain Stable,” “More Than 2,100 Prepare for Permanent Diaconate,” and “Lay Ministry Programs Continue to Grow.”  Vol 2, No 4-Spring ‘97

FROEHLE, BRYAN T.  “Attitudes Toward Vocations of Parish-Involved Youth and Their Parents,” published in the CARA Compendium of Vocations Research, 1997, is summarized as “Young Catholics Lean to Vocations But May Require Active Invitations.”  Vol 3, No 1-Summer ‘97

FROEHLE, BRYAN T.  Number of Priests in the United States, 1960-1996, August 1997, prepared for the U.S. Catholic Conference, is summarized as “Numbers of U.S. Priests Between 1960 and 1996.”  Vol 3, No 2-Fall ‘97

FROEHLE, BRYAN T.  Vocation Trends Survey: National Religious Vocation Conference, is summarized as “CARA Examines Vocation Trends of Members of Religious Communities.”  Vol 2, No 3-Winter ‘97

FROEHLE, BRYAN T.   CARA Catholic Ministry Formation Directory Statistical Summary, 1997-98, is summarized as “Seminarian Numbers Drop in Past Year,”“Growth in Permanent Diaconate Formation Programs, Candidates,” and “Lay Ministry Formation Numbers Show Another Increase.”  Vol. 3, No. 4-Spring ‘98

FROEHLE, BRYAN T.   Meeting the Needs of Catholics in a New Century, sponsored by the Diocese of Greensburg, is summarized as “Diocesan Study Provides Widely-Applicable Insights.” Vol. 3,  No. 4-Spring ‘98

FROEHLE, BRYAN T.  Diocesan and Eparchial Pastoral Councils: A National Profile, 1998, published by CARA, is summarized as “Study Documents Steady Growth in Number, Effectiveness of Diocesan Pastoral Councils.”  Vol 4, No 1-Summer ‘98

FROEHLE, BRYAN T.  Diocesan and Eparchial Pastoral Councils: A National Profile, 1998, published by CARA, is summarized as “Study Documents Steady Growth in Number, Effectiveness of Diocesan Pastoral Councils.”  Vol 4, No 1-Summer ‘98

FROEHLE, BRYAN T.  Diocesan Council of Catholic Women, Diocese of Fall River:  Final Summary Report, November 1997,  sponsored by the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women in the Diocese of Fall River, 1997, is summarized as “Priorities, Recruitment Issues in Parish-Based Women’s Groups.”  Vol. 4, No. 2-Fall ‘98

FROEHLE, BRYAN T.  National Cathedral Profile: Summary Report, December 1997, is summarized as “Study Profiles the Nation’s Cathedrals.”  Vol 3, No 3-Winter ‘98

FROEHLE, BRYAN T.   Catholic Engaged Encounter Follow-Up Participant Study, 1998, sponsored by Catholic Engaged Encounter and published by CARA, is summarized as “Catholic Engaged Encounter Benefits Couples in First Year.”  Vol. 4, No. 3-Winter ‘99

FROEHLE, BRYAN T.   Catholic Engaged Encounter Renewal, 1997 sponsored by Catholic Engaged Encounter and published by CARA, is summarized as “Catholic Engaged Encounter Benefits Couples in First Year.”  Vol. 4, No. 3-Winter ‘99

 

FROEHLE, BRYAN T., MARY E. BENDYNA, RSM, AND MARY L. GAUTIER  Catholic Young Adults and Vocations, a 1999 CARA report for the Monks and Sisters of St. Benedict, is summarized as “Young Adults Reveal Attitudes Toward Religious Life.”  Vol. 5, No. 1-Summer ‘99

FROEHLE, BRYAN T., MARY E. BENDYNA, RSM, AND MARY L. GAUTIER   Faith Communities for the 21st Century: Survey of Participants and Leaders of RENEW 2000, a 1999 CARA report for RENEW International, is summarized as “RENEW 2000 Builds Vital Faith Communities for the 21st Century.”  Vol. 5, No. 1-Summer ‘99

FROEHLE, BRYAN T., MARY E. BENDYNA, RSM, AND MARY L. GAUTIER  Diocesan Profile of Catechetical Ministry: An NCCL, NCEA, USCC Joint Project, June 1999, is summarized as “Diocesan Directors Assess Catechetical Ministry.”  Vol. 5, No. 2-Fall ‘99

FROEHLE, BRYAN T., AND MARY L. GAUTIER  Priest Vocation Study: Diocesan and Religious Priests’ Survey Responses, a CARA report for the National Catholic Committee on Scouting and the Serra Relationships Committee, is summarized as “Serra Finds Correlation Between Catholic Scouting and Priestly Vocations.”  Vol. 4, No. 4-Spring ‘99

FROEHLE, BRYAN T., AND MARY L. GAUTIER  Catholic Engaged Encounter Renewal: 1999 Follow-Up Project, sponsored by Catholic Engaged Encounter and published by CARA, is summarized as “CEE Weekend A Positive Experience for Engaged Couples.” Vol. 5, No. 2-Fall ‘99

FROEHLE, BRYAN T., AND MARY L. GAUTIER  Diocesan Youth Ministry Directors 2000: A National Portrait, a 1999 report for the National Federation of Catholic Youth Ministry, is summarized as “Diocesan Youth Directors Enthusiastic, Committed”  Vol. 5, No. 4-Spring ‘00

FROEHLE, BRYAN T., AND MARY L. GAUTIER  Study of the Impact of Fewer Priests on Pastoral Ministry, a 2000 CARA report for the Bishops’ Committee on Priestly Life and Ministry, is summarized as “Bishops Discuss Challenges of Fewer Priests.”  Vol 6, No 1-Summer ‘00

FROEHLE, BRYAN T., AND MARY L. GAUTIER  Ministry in a Church of Increasing Diversity: A Profile of Diocesan Hispanic/Latino Ministry, May 2002, a CARA report, is summarized as “Diocesan Leadership in Hispanic Ministry” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

FROEHLE, BRYAN T., AND MARY L. GAUTIER Global Catholicism: Portrait of a World Church, published in 2003 by Orbis Books, is summarized in part as “CARA Book Describes Regional Catholic Trends Throughout the World” and “Excerpts from Global Catholicism: Portrait of a World Church” Vol 9, No 1-Summer ‘03

FROEHLE, BRYAN T., MARY L. GAUTIER, AND MARY E. BENDYNA, RSM  Priests of the Archdiocese of Chicago: Moving into a New Century with Hope and Vision, a 2000 CARA report for the Archdiocese of Chicago, is summarized as “Chicago Priests Overworked, Dedicated.”  Vol 6, No 1-Summer ‘00

FROEHLE, BRYAN T., DOMINIC J. PERRI, AND DAVID J. ROHALL  Catholic Engaged Encounter Renewal Study, September 1997, sponsored by Catholic Engaged Encounter and published by CARA, is summarized as “CEE Renewal Study Finds Strengths, Challenges.”  Vol. 3, No. 3-Winter ‘98

FROEHLE, BRYAN T., PATRICIA WITTBERG, SC, AND DOMINIC PERRI  The Parish Background Behind Priestly Vocations, published by CARA in 1998, is summarized as “During Past 20 Years One-Fifth of Parishes Produced Three or More Priestly Vocations, While Two-Fifths Produced None.”  Vol. 4, No. 1-Summer ‘98

FULIGNI, ANDREW J., VIRGINIA W. HUYNH, AND ANNA B. LOPEZ “A Longitudinal Study of Religious Identity and Participation during Adolescence, which appeared in Child Development for July/August 2011, is summarized as “Religious Identity Stable in High School; Participation Declines,” Vol 17, No 4-Spring’12

GALETTO, PAUL W.  Building the Foundations of Faith, published in 1997 by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Study Profiles Religion Teachers.” Vol. 3,
No. 3 -Winter ‘98

GALLUP, GEORGE H.  The Spiritual Life of Young Americans: Approaching the Year 2000, published in 1999 by the George H. Gallup International Institute, is summarized as “Catholic Teens Seek Answers”  Vol. 5, No. 4-Spring ‘00

GALLUP ORGANIZATION  Report of polls conducted in Fall 1994 on religious views of American Catholics and Protestants, is summarized as “Views on Heaven, Hell.” Vol. 1, No. 1-Spring ‘95

GALLUP ORGANIZATION   The report, indicating responses by Catholics to questions on helping the poor, is summarized as “Government Should Support Poor.”  Vol. 1, No. 4-Winter ‘96

GALLUP ORGANIZATION   Poll of April 25-May 1, 2002, is summarized as “National Polls Track Clergy Scandal” Vol 8, No 1-Summer ‘02

GALLUP ORGANIZATION   “Catholic Church Attendance Drops This Year in Midst of Scandal,” December 18, 2002, on the website of the Gallup Organization at www.gallup.com, is summarized as “Catholics’ Mass Attendance Continues Decline” Vol 9, No 1-Summer ‘03

GALLUP ORGANIZATION  “Gallup Religion and Values Poll,” April 2003, on the website of the Gallup Organization at www.gallup.com, is summarized as “Most U.S. Adults Believe in Sin” Vol 9, No 1-Summer ‘03

GALLUP ORGANIZATION   Three reports focusing on the Catholic Church in the U.S., based on a telephone poll in November 2003, released on January 6, January 13, and January 20, 2004, are summarized as “Church Rebounds from 2003 Problems” Vol 9, No 4-Spring ‘04

GALLUP ORGANIZATION   “Britons Lack American Cousins’ Piety, and “Marital Morals: Different Standards in U.S., Canada, Britain, November 9 and November 30, 2004, respectively, which appeared on the website of the Gallup Poll News Service (www.gallup.com), are summarized as “U.S. Leads Canada and Great Britain in Religious Importance and Worship Attendance” Vol 10, No 4-Spring ‘05

GALLUP ORGANIZATION   “Update: Eighty-four Percent of Americans Identify with a Christian Religion, released on December 23, 2004, which appeared on the organization’s website at www.gallup.com, is summarized as “84 Percent of U.S. Identifies with Christianity”  Vol 11, No 1-Summer ‘05

GALLUP ORGANIZATION  “Race and Religion: The Protestant-Catholic Divide,” released on August 17, 2004, on the organization’s website at www.gallup.com, is summarized as “Territorially Organized Catholic Parishes Promote Diversity”  Vol 10, No 3-Winter ‘05

GALLUP ORGANIZATION  A Gallup poll conducted during August 28-30, 2006, is summarized in part as “Few Americans Have Negative View of Catholics”  Vol 12, No 3-Winter ‘06

GALLUP ORGANIZATION   A telephone survey of U.S. adults, May 5-7, 2006, is summarized as “Attitude toward Catholic Religion Less Favorable among Non-Catholics”  Vol 13, No 1-Summer ‘07

GALLUP ORGANIZATION   “U.S. Religious Prejudice Stronger against Muslims; 43% of Americans Admit to Feeling Some Prejudice Toward Followers of Islam,” an analysis by the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies, January 21, 2010, which appears on the website of the Gallup Organization (www.gallup.com/poll), is summarized as “U.S. Religious Bias against Muslims” Vol 15, No 4-Spring ‘10

GALLUP ORGANIZATION, AND THE CENTER FOR RESEARCH ON RELIGION & URBAN CIVIL SOCIETY “The Spiritual State of the Union,” April 2003, on the website of the Gallup Organization at www.gallup.com, is summarized as “Link Between Faith and Everyday Life” Vol 9, No 1-Summer ‘03

GARELLI, FRANCO, AND MARCELLO OFFI  A study of international attitudes toward religion, completed at the Catholic University of Milan, Italy, is summarized as “International Study Finds Religious Influence High.”  Vol. 1, No. 5-Spring ‘95

GAUNT, THOMAS, SJ   “The Assignment and Age of American Jesuits, 1970-2000: Challenging Common Misperceptions,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, October 20, 2006, is summarized as “Jesuits Maintain Consistent Commitment to Education” Vol 12, No 3-Winter ‘06

GAUNT, THOMAS, SJ  “Enduring Influences from a Year of Voluntary Service: JVC  and Adult Faith Formation,” a paper presented at the November 2005 annual meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, is summarized as “Jesuit Volunteer Corps Has Lifelong Effects”  Vol 11, No 3-Winter ‘06

GAUNT, THOMAS P., SJ “The Changing Jesuit Geography,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, October 29-31, 2010, is summarized as “Jesuit Shift from Developed to Developing World,” Vol 16, No 4-Spring ‘11

GAUNT, THOMAS, SJ, AND ADRIANA GARCIA “The American Bishops Appointed by Benedict XVI: A Changing Profile and Geography,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of RRA/SSSR in October 2011, is summarized as “Active U.S. Bishops Now Fewer, Older, and Likely from Elsewhere,” Vol 17, No 3-Winter ‘12

GAUNT, THOMAS, SJ, AND ANTHONY JENNINGS    “The American Bishops at the Beginning and the End of the JP II Era: A Descriptive and Social Network Analysis,” a research paper presented at the annual meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific Study of Religion in November 2007, is summarized as “John Paul II Bishops Older, Less Geographically Diverse” Vol 13, No 3-Winter ‘08

GAUTIER, MARY L.  National Parish Inventory: Project Report, a CARA study sponsored by Our Sunday Visitor, is summarized as “From the National Parish Inventory: Characteristics of Parishes by Size,” and “National Parish Inventory Describes Parish Life Today.”  Vol. 5, No. 2-Fall ‘99

GAUTIER, MARY L.  CARA Catholic Ministry Formation Directory Statistical Summary, 1999-2000, is summarized as “Theologate Enrollments Up in 2000,” “Deacon Candidates Increase,” and “Lay Ecclesial Ministry Continues to Expand.”  Vol 5, No 4-Spring ‘00

GAUTIER, MARY L.  Statistical Analysis: CARA Catholic Ministry Formation Directory, 2001, is summarized as “Graduate-Level Seminary Enrollments Hold Steady,” “Lay Ministry Formation Up by 14 Percent,” and “Deacon Formation Continues to Grow.”  Vol 6, No 4-Spring ‘01

GAUTIER, MARY L.  Diocesan Profile 2001, June 2001, a report prepared by CARA for the International Catholic Stewardship Council, is summarized as “Diocesan Stewardship and Development Offices Profiled” Vol 7, No 2-Fall ‘01

GAUTIER, MARY L. CARA Catholic Ministry Formation Directory Update, 2002 is summarized as “Deacons and Candidates Continue Growth,” “Graduate-Level Seminary Enrollments Highest Since 1992,” and “Lay Ministry Formation Continues Strong”  Vol 7, No 4-Spring 2002

GAUTIER, MARY L. (ED.)   CARA Catholic Ministry Formation Directory 2003 is summarized in “Number of U.S. Permanent Deacons Continues to Increase,” “Enrollment in Lay Ecclesial Ministry Formation Programs Tops 35,000,” and “Theologate Enrollments Dip Slightly During Year of Turmoil” Vol 8, No 4-Spring ‘03

GAUTIER, MARY L. Bishops of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, August 2003, a CARA study for the Canon Law Society of America, is summarized as “Careers of Active U.S. Bishops” Vol 8, No 1-Summer ‘02 and “Characteristics of Active U.S. Bishops” Vol 9, No 2-Fall ‘03

GAUTIER, MARY L. (ED.)  CARA Catholic Ministry Formation Enrollments Statistical Summary is summarized in “Theologate-Level Seminary Enrollments Down 4 Percent,” “Aspirants On Increase in Diaconate Formation Programs” and Some Lay Ecclesial Ministry
Formation Programs Reorganizing” Vol 9, No 4-Spring ‘04

GAUTIER, MARY L. Catholic Charities USA 2004 Annual Survey Report, November 2005, a CARA study for Catholic Charities USA, is summarized as “Catholic Charities Served More Than 12 Million in 2004,” Vol 11, No 3-Winter ‘05

GAUTIER, MARY L.  Catholic Ministry Formation Enrollments: Statistical Overview for 2009-2010, published by CARA in April 2010, is summarized as “Graduate-Level Seminarians Up 4 Percent This Year” Vol 15, No 4-Spring ‘10

GAUTIER, MARY L. “Lay Ecclesial Ministry Formation,” which appeared in  Catholic Ministry Formation Enrollments: Statistical Overview for 2009-2010 , published by CARA, is summarized as “Lay Ministry Formation Programs Profiled,” Vol 16, No 1-Summer ‘10

GAUTIER, MARY L. Catholic Ministry Formation Enrollments: Statistical Overview for 2010-2011 , published by CARA, is summarized as “Enrollment Increases for Priesthood, Diaconate, and Lay Ecclesial Ministry Programs,” Vol 17, No 1-Summer ‘11

GAUTIER, MARY L. “Catholic Ministry Formation Enrollments: Statistical Overview for 2011-2012,” April 2012, published by CARA, is summarized as “Graduate-Level Seminarians Reach 25 Year High,” Vol 17, No 4-Spring ‘12

GAUTIER, MARY L. (Ed.) CARA Catholic Ministry Formation Directory 2013 , is summarized as “CARA Ministry Formation Update, “Vol 19, No 1-Summer ‘13

GAUTIER, MARY L. New Sisters and Brothers Professing Perpetual Vows in Religious Life: The Profession Class of 2013 , January 2014, a CARA report to the Secretariat of Clergy, Consecrated Life, and Vocations of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, is summarized as “Women and Men Entering Religious Life,” Vol 19, No 4-Spring ‘14

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND MARY E. BENDYNA,  RSM   Evaluation of the Lay Preaching Ministry: Diocese of Great Falls-Billings and Partners in Preaching, June 2002, a CARA report, is summarized as “Parishioners, Pastors Support Lay Preaching” Vol 8, No 1-Summer ‘02

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND MARY E. BENDYNA, RSM   The Class of 2006: Survey of Ordinands to the Priesthood, a CARA study for the USCCB Secretariat for Vocations and Priestly Formation, is summarized as “New U.S. Priests Older and More Foreign Born” Vol 12, No 1-Summer ‘06

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND MARY E. BENDYNA, RSM  The Class of 2007: Survey of Ordinands to the Priesthood: A Report to the Secretariat for Vocations and Priestly Formation, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, March 2007, is summarized as “Newly Ordained Priests Average 35 Years Old” Vol 13, No 1-Summer ‘07

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND MARY E. BENDYNA, RSM   The Class of 2008: Survey of Ordinands to the Priesthood, March 2008, a CARA report to the USCCB Secretariat of Clergy, Consecrated Life, and Vocations, is summarized as “Annual Profile of Newly Ordained Priests” Vol 13, No 4-Spring ‘08

GAUTIER, MARY L., MARY E. BENDYNA, RSM, AND MELISSA A. CIDADE  The Class of 2010: Survey of Ordinands to the Priesthood, March 2010, a CARA study for the USCCB Secretariat of Clergy, Consecrated Life, and Vocations, is summarized as “Introducing the Priesthood Class of 2010” Vol 15, No 4-Spring ‘10

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND TRICIA C. BRUCE  Diaconate Post-Ordination Survey, 2006-2007, March 2007, a CARA study for the USCCB Secretariat for the Diaconate, is summarized as “More Than Three in Four Permanent Deacons in Active Ministry” Vol 13, No 1-Summer ‘07

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND ANNA C. BUCK  Catholic Charities 2008 Annual Survey Final Report, July 2009, a CARA report for Catholic Charities USA, is summarized as “Catholic Charities Clients Increased by 10.2 Percent in 2008” Vol 15, No 2-Fall ‘09

GAUTIER, MARY L., ANNA C. BUCK, AND MELISSA A. CIDADE  Dollars & Sense 2008-2009: A Report for the National Catholic Educational Association Secondary Schools Department, February 2009, is summarized as “Financing and Governing Catholic High Schools” Vol 15, No 2-Fall ‘09

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND MELISSA A. CIDADE  Diaconate Post-Ordination Survey 2008-2009, May 2009, a CARA study for the USCCB Secretariat of Clergy, Consecrated Life, and Vocations, is summarized as “Eight in Ten U.S. Permanent Deacons in Active Ministry” Vol 15, No 1-Summer ‘09

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND MELISSA A. CIDADE  Financing the Mission: A Profile of Catholic Elementary Schools in the United States , published in 2009 by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Facts about Finances in Catholic Elementary Schools,” Vol 16, No 2-Fall ‘10

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND MELISSA A. CIDADE  The Class of 2011: Survey of Ordinands to the Priesthood , March 2011, published by CARA, is summarized as “Almost One-Third of New U.S. Priests Are Foreign Born,” Vol 16, No 5-Spring ‘11

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND MELISSA A. CIDADE  The Profession Class of 2010: Survey of Women Religious Professing Perpetual Vows , December 2010, published by CARA, is summarized as “Women Religious Professing Perpetual Vows,” Vol 16, No 4-Spring ‘11

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND MELISSA A. CIDADE 2010 Survey of Allegations and Costs: A Summary Report for the Secretariat of Child and Youth Protection, prepared by CARA and included in the 2010 Annual Report of the Secretariat of Child and Youth Protection of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, is summarized as “New Allegations of Clergy Sexual Abuse Continue to Decline,” Vol 17, No 1-Summer ‘11

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND MELISSA A. CIDADE Dollars & Sense 2010-2011: A Report on Finance, Leadership, and Governance in the Catholic High School , a CARA report for the Secondary Schools Department, National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “U.S. Catholic High Schools Average 525 Students,” Vol 17, No 2-Fall ‘11

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND MELISSA A. CIDADE  Educational Debt and Vocations to Religious Life , a CARA report for the National Religious Vocation Conference, February 2012, is summarized as “Student Loans Derailing Dreams of Religious Life,” Vol 17, No 4-Spring ‘12

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND MELISSA A. CIDADE 2012 Survey of Allegations and Costs, a CARA Summary Report for the Secretariat of Child and Youth Protection , U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, February 2013, is summarized as “New Allegations of Clergy Sexual Abuse Drop Again,” Vol 18, No 4-Spring ‘13

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND MARK M. GRAY  Diaconate Post-Ordination Survey, May 2006, a CARA study for the USCCB Secretariat for the Diaconate, is summarized as “78 Percent of Permanent Deacons Active in Ministry”  Vol 12, No 1-Summer ‘06

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND MARK M. GRAY The Class of 2012: Survey of Ordinands to the Priesthood, a CARA report to the Secretariat of Clergy, Consecrated Life, and Vocations, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops , April 2012, is summarized as “Newly Ordained Priests Younger than Last Year,” Vol 18, No 2-Fall ‘12

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND JONATHON HOLLAND   Catholic Ministry Formation Enrollment: Statistical Overview for 2015-2016, May 2016, which appears on the CARA website (cara.georgetown.edu), is summarized as “Programs for the Formation of Ministers for the American Church,” Vol 22, No 1-Summer ‘16

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND JONATHON HOLLAND  A Profile of Associates and Religious in the United States and Canada, a CARA Special Report for the North American Conferences of Associates and Religious, June 2016, is summarized as “Associates in Religious Communities,” Vol 22, No 2-Fall ‘16

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND BIBIANA M. NGUNDA, LSOSF   Women and Men Entering Religious Life: The Entrance Class of 2016, which appears on the CARA website (cara.georgetown.edu), is summarized as “The Women and Men Entering Religious Life in 2016,” Vol 22, No 4-Spring ‘’17

GAUTIER,MARY L., AND C. JOSEPH O’HARA The Profession Class of 2011: Survey of Women and Men Religious Professing Perpetual Vows, December 2011, a CARA report to the Secretariat of Clergy, Consecrated Life, and Vocations, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, is summarized as “New Religious Younger, More Educated,” Vol 17, No 4-Spring ‘12

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND PAUL M. PERL   National Parish Inventory, CARA Special Report of October 2000, is summarized as “NPI Shows Parishes Average 855 Families.”  Vol 6, No 3-Winter ‘01

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND PAUL PERL  Partnerships of Solidarity with the Church in Latin America and the Caribbean, Fall 2003, a CARA study for the Secretariat for the Church in Latin America, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, is summarized as “U.S. Parishes Partner With Parishes in Latin America” Vol 9, No 4- Spring ‘04

GAUTIER, MARY L., PAUL M. PERL, AND STEPHEN J. FICHTER Same Call, Different Men: The Evolution of the Priesthood since Vatican II , published in 2012 by Liturgical Press, is summarized as “Trends in U.S. Priesthood Examined,” Vol 17, No 4-Spring ‘12

GAUTIER, MARY L., PAUL PERL, AND BRYAN T. FROEHLE   Experiences of Parish Reorganization: Parish and Administrative Changes from 1995 to 2000, July 2001, a CARA report for the Conference for Pastoral Planning and Council Development, is summarized as “Fourteen Percent of U.S. Parishes Reorganized between 1995 and 2000″ Vol 7, No 3-Winter ‘02

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND CAROLYNE SAUNDERS  New Sisters and Brothers Professing Perpetual Vows in Religious Life, a CARA Report to the Secretariat of Clergy, Consecrated Life, and Vocations, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops , January 2013, is summarized as ”Newly Professed Men and Women Religious Highlighted,” Vol 18, No 4-Spring’13

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND CAROLYNE SAUNDERS The Class of 2013: Survey of Ordinands to the Priesthood, a CARA Report to the Secretariat of Clergy, Consecrated Life, and Vocations of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops , April 2013, is summarized as “CARA Ministry Formation Update,” Vol 19, No 1-Summer ‘13

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND CAROLYNE SAUNDERS Diocesan Provision of Retirement Services for Priests, June 2013, a CARA report for Laity in Support of Retired Priests, Inc., is summarized as “Study of Health Care and Support Needs of Retired Diocesan Priests,” Vol 19, No 2-Fall ‘13

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND CAROLYNE SAUNDERS A Portrait of the Permanent Diaconate: A CARA Study for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops , July 2013, is summarized as “U.S. Now Has Forty-Five Percent of World’s Permanent Deacons,” Vol 19, No 2-Fall ‘13

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND THU T. DO, LHC  New Sisters and Brothers Professing Perpetual Vows in Religious Life: The Professions Class of 2016, a CARA Report to the USCCB Secretariat of Clergy, Consecrated, Life, and Vocations, January 2017, is summarized as “Religious Profession Class of 2016 Tops 200,” Vol 22, No 4-Spring ‘17

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND JONATHON L. WIGGINS  Catholic Charities USA 2005 Annual Survey Final Report, September 2006, is summarized as “Hurricanes Affected Catholic Charity USA’s Client Services”  Vol 12, No 3-Winter ‘06

GAUTIER, MARY L., AND JONATHON L. WIGGINS   Catholic Charities USA 2006 Annual Survey, August 2007, a CARA report for Catholic Charities USA, is summarized as “Catholic Charities Clients Increase Seven Percent in 2006”  Vol 13, No 2-Fall ‘07

GECEWICZ, Claire  “Most U.S. Catholics Rely Heavily on Their Own Conscience for Moral Guidance,” April 19, 2016, which appears on the website of the Pew Research Center (pewresearch.org), is summarized as “Most Catholics Rely on Conscience in Making Key Decisions,” Vol 22, No 1-Summer ‘16

GILANI, IJAZ SHAFI, RUSHNA SHAHID, AND IRENE ZUETTEL “WIN-Gallup Global Index of Religiosity and Atheism,” which appeared on the website of WIN-Gallup International in July 2012, is summarized as “Drop in Worldwide Religiosity since 2005,” Vol 18, No 2-Fall ‘12

GIVING FOUNDATION “U.S. Charitable Giving Estimated to be $307.65 Billion in 2008,” June 10, 2009, which appeared on the website of the Giving USA Foundation (www.givingusa.org), is summarized as “Charitable Giving Down, but Religious Giving Increases” Vol 15, No 1-Summer ‘09

GLENMARY HOME MISSIONERS   “Status of Catholic Pastoral Ministry in Southern United States, 2000,” a map which appeared in Glenmary Challenge for Winter 2004, is discussed as “Glenmary Highlights Southern Mission Need” Vol 9, No 4-Spring ‘04

GLENMARY RESEARCH CENTER.  Religious Congregations and Membership in the United States, 2000, part of a decennial series published since 1971, is summarized as “Congregations and Membership Study” Vol 8, No 3-Winter ‘03

GLENN, NORVAL, AND ELIZABETH MARQUARDT  Hooking Up, Hanging Out, and Hoping for Mr. Right: College Women on Dating and Mating Today, published in 2001 by the Institute for American Values, is summarized as “Marriage Important to College Women, Undermined by Campus Lifestyle”  Vol 7, No 4-Spring ‘02

GLOS, BERNARD, AND EUGENE HEMRICK  Keep Your Hand on the Plow: The African Presence in the Catholic Church, published by the U.S. Catholic Conference in 1996, is summarized as “Survey of African American Deacons Reveals High Comfort Level with Both Ministry and Themselves.”  Vol. 2, No. 3-Winter ‘97

GODFREY DIEKMANN, OSB, CENTER FOR PATRISTICS AND LITURGICAL STUDIES “2013 Survey of U.S. Priests on the New Roman Missal,” May 21, 2013, which appeared on their website  (www.csbsju.edu/SOT/Programs/Diekmann-Center), is summarized as “Differing Opinions in New Mass Translations,” Vol 19, No 1-Summer ‘13

GOLDSCHMIDT, ERIK P., AND MARY E. WALSH Sustaining Urban Catholic Elementary Schools: An Examination of Governance Models and Funding Strategies , published in 2011 by the Lynch School of Education at Boston College, is summarized as “Sustaining Urban Catholic Elementary Education,” Vol 18, No 2-Fall ‘12

GOREHAM, GARY A.  “Denominational Comparison of Rural Youth Ministry Programs, which appeared in the Review of Religious Research, Vol 45, No 4, for June 2004, is summarized as “Youth Ministry Programs in Rural Midwest Compared”  Vol 10, No 4-Spring ‘05

GRAMMICH, CLIFFORD A. “Catholic Home Mission Need: Indicators from the Religion Census,” November 2012, and “Catholics in the Religion Census: An Overview,” November 2012, published by the Glenmary Research Center, were summarized as “Catholics in Underserved Rural Areas,” Vol 19, No 2-Fall ‘13

GRAY, MARK M.  “Generational Differences in Mass Attendance,” a paper presented at the August 2004 annual meeting of the Association for the Sociology of Religion, is summarized as “Catholic Schooling Boosts Weekly Mass Attendance Across Generations” Vol 10, No 2-Fall ‘04

GRAY, MARK M.  “Attitudes Across Borders: Unshared Conceptions of Life, Family, and Sexuality Among Catholics in 26 Nations,” a paper presented in October 2003 at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, is summarized as “National Culture Shapes Individual Opinions of Moral Issues” Vol 9, No 3-Winter ‘04

GRAY, MARK M.  “A Crisis Not Only Within the Church: Responses to Allegations of Sexual Abuse by Priests,” a paper presented in October 2003 at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, is summarized as “Public Reaction to Allegations of Clergy Sexual Abuse” Vol 9, No 3-Winter ‘04

GRAY MARK  M.  “Self-reported Mass Attendance of U.S. Catholics Unchanged during Last Five Years,” January 2005, available on the CARA website (www.cara.georgetown.edu) is summarized as “Mass Attendance Steady Over Last Five Years”  Vol 10, No 4-Spring ‘05

GRAY, MARK M.  Understanding the Ministry and Experience: Parish Life Coordinators in the United States, June 2005,  a CARA study for six Catholic organizations, is summarized as “The Ministry and Experience of Parish Life Coordinators”  Vol 11, No 2-Fall ‘05

GRAY, MARK M. “Sixty-three Percent of Catholics Voted in the 2004 Presidential Election,” November 22, 2004, is summarized as “Catholic Vote in 2004 Election at 63 Percent”  Vol 10, No 3-Winter ‘05

GRAY, MARK M.  Report on findings from the CARA Catholic Poll is summarized as “Mass Attendance: It Depends How You Ask the Question” Vol 12, No 2-Fall ‘06

GRAY, MARK M.  Five Years Later: Many Catholics Lack Awareness of Steps Taken by the Church to Deal With and Prevent Abuse, June 7, 2007, a CARA report available online at cara.georgetown.edu, is summarized as “Most Catholics Unaware of Church Actions to Prevent Abuse of Minors” Vol 13, No 1-Summer ‘07

GRAY, MARK M.  Diocesan Profile 2007, a CARA report for the International Catholic Stewardship Council, is summarized as “Average Diocesan Annual Appeal Collection Rebounds” Vol 13, No 2-Fall ‘07

GRAY, MARK M.  The CARA Catholic Poll Digest, Spring 2008, a CARA study for the USCCB Committee on Marriage and Family Life, available online at cara.georgetown.edu, is summarized as “Most Young Adult Catholics Likely to Marry” Vol 13, No 4-Spring ‘08

GRAY, MARK M. “A Portrait of Black Catholics in the United States,” June 2, 2010, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , is summarized as “Black Catholics in the United States,” Vol 16, No 1-Summer ‘10

GRAY, MARK M. “Investment in Higher Education,” July 2, 2010, and “Follow-up to Investment in Higher Education,” July 28, 2010, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , are summarized as “Is Catholic College Worth the Price of Admission?,” Vol 16, No 2-Fall ‘10

GRAY, MARK M. “Love Thy Neighbor: Interfaith Marriage and the Catholic/Non-Catholic Next Door,” July 30, 2010, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , is summarized as “Love Thy Neighbor: Interfaith Marriages by Catholics,” Vol 16, No 2-Fall ‘10

GRAY, MARK M. “Hispanic/Latino Population by Diocese,” April 1, 2011, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , is summarized as “Hispanic/Latino Population by Diocese,” Vol 16, No 4-Spring ‘11

GRAY, MARK M. “Priest Projection: Using the Past to Predict Future,” which appeared in Our Sunday Visitor for June 27, 2010, is summarized as “Active Diocesan Priests Continue Decline in Next 25 Years,” Vol 16, No 3-Winter ‘l1 GRAY, MARK M. “Something About the Name Mary?,” January 14, 2011, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , is summarized as “Something About the Name Mary?,” Vol 16, No 4-Spring ‘11

GRAY, MARK M. “Catholicism in Spain,” August 17, 2011, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , is summarized as “Catholicism in Spain,” Vol 17, No 2-Fall ‘11

GRAY, MARK M. “Numbers of New Catholics Continue to Fall,” August 24, 2011, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , is summarized as “Catholic Baptisms Continue to Decline,” Vol 17, No 2-Fall ‘11

GRAY, MARK M. “Big Day for Catholics in Congress,” November 17, 2010, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , are summarized as “Catholic Aspects of Election 2010,” Vol 16, No 3-Winter ‘11

GRAY, MARK M. CARA Emerging Models, Emerging Models of Pastoral Leadership Project, 2010, is summarized as “U.S. Catholic Parishes Grow in Size and Diversity,” Vol 16, No 3-Winter ‘11

GRAY, MARK M. “Pies, Damned Pies, and Statistics: Is the Catholic Population Growing?,” November 25, 2010, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , is summarized as “Catholic Population Growth Predicted,” Vol 16, No 3-Winter ‘11

GRAY MARK M. “A Micro-scoping View of U.S. Catholic Populations,” May 11, 2012, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , is summarized as “Catholic Populations within Populations,” Vol 18, No 1-Summer ‘12

GRAY, MARK M. “Data in Context: New Ordinations and Seminarians, April 13, 2012, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , is summarized as “Is the Decline in Priestly Vocations Ending?,” Vol 18, No 1-Summer ‘12

GRAY, MARK M. “Don’t Panic: A Statistician’s Guide to Religion Data,” May 11, 2012, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , is summarized as “Issues in Counting the U.S. Catholic Population,” Vol 18, No 1-Summer ‘12

GRAY, MARK M. Perspectives from Parish Leaders: U.S. Parish Life and Ministry, August 15, 2012, a CARA study for the Emerging Models of Parish Leadership Project, is summarized as “Portrait of People Serving U.S. Catholic Parishes,” Vol 18, No 2-Fall ‘12

GRAY, MARK M. “Could Parishes Fill the Social Welfare Gap?,” September 21, 2011, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , is summarized as “Could Church Charity Replace Federal Welfare?,” Vol 17, No 3-Winter ‘12

GRAY, MARK M. “The Growing Mystery of the ‘Missing’ Catholic Infants,” February 7, 2013, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , is summarized as “Declining Proportion of Baptisms a Cause for Concern,” Vol 19, No 1-Summer ‘13

GRAY, MARK M. “Mary, Queen of Parishes,” April 4, 2013, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , is summarized as “Mary, Queen of Parishes,” Vol 19, No 1-Summer ‘13

GRAY, MARK M. “Surplus and Shortage: Mapping Priests and Parishes,” August 9, 2013, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , is summarized as “Parishes Now Outnumber Active Diocesan Priests,” Vol 19, No 2-Fall ‘13

GRAY, MARK M. “When Surveys Lead to Sins: An Unholy Trinity,” July 9, 2013, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , is summarized as “Social Desirability Bias in Church Research,” Vol 19, No 2-Fall ‘13

GRAY, MARK M. Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate CARA Catholic Poll for 2012 is summarized as “Catholic Vote in 2012 Presidential Election” Vol 18, No 3-Winter ‘13

GRAY, MARK M. “Were U.S. Catholics Raptured? . . . Again?” October 12, 2012, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , is summarized as “U.S. Catholic Adult Population by Country of Birth, 2011,” Vol 18, No 3-Winter ‘13

GRAY, MARK M. “Mexican Ancestry More Common than Any Other among U.S. Catholics under 65,” December 12, 2013, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , is summarized as “Mexican Ancestry among U.S. Catholics under Age 65,” Vol 19, No 4-Spring ‘14

GARY, MARK M. “Portrait of the American Catholic Convert: Strength in New Numbers,” April 11, 2014, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , is summarized as “Adults Entering the Catholic Church through RCIA,” Vol 19, No 4-Spring ‘14

GRAY, MARK M. “Divorce (Still) Less Likely among Catholics,” September 26, 2013, which appeared in 1964, the CARA Blog  , is summarized as “Three in Ten U.S. Catholics Have Ever Been Divorced,” Vol 19, No 3-Winter ‘14

GRAY, MARK  M.  “American Catholicism Examined in Three Orbits,” May 24, 2016, which appears in 1964, the CARA Blog (nineteensixty-four.blogspot.com), is summarized as “Characteristics of Core, Peripheral, and Former Catholics,” Vol 22, No 1-Summer ‘16

GRAY, MARK M   “CARA Catholic Poll, May 2016: Attitudes about Climate Change,” June 2016, which appears on the CARA website (cara.georgetown.edu), is summarized as “Climate Change Concerns Catholics More than Other Christians,” Vol 22, No 1-Summer ‘16

GRAY, MARK M  In-Pew Surveys of Parishioners in Culturally Diverse Catholic Parishes in the United States, a CARA Study for the USCCB Secretariat for Cultural Diversity in the Church, May 2016, is summarized as “Our Multi-Cultural Church: The View from the Pews,” Vol 22, No 1-Summer ‘16

GRAY, MARK M.  “After Life,” December 29, 2015, which appears in 1964, the CARA Blog (nineteensixty-four.blogspot.com), is summarized as “Who Believes in God, Heaven, and Hell,” Vol 22, No 2-Fall ‘16

GRAY, MARK M.  “Town and Country Catholics,” March 21, 2016, which appears in 1964, the CARA Blog (nineteensixty-four.blogspot.com), is summarized as “Religious Practices of Town and Country Catholics,” Vol 22, No 2-Fall ‘16

GRAY, MARK M.  “Did You Know? Female Chancellors,” August 25, 2016, which appears in 1964, the CARA Blog (nineteensixty-four.blogspot.com) is summarized as “Women as Diocesan Chancellors,” Vol 22, No 3-Winter ‘16

GRAY, MARK M., AND MARY E. BENDYNA, RSM  Catholic Campus Ministry: A Report of Findings from CARA’s Catholic Campus Ministry Inventory, September 2003, a CARA study for the Department of Education of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, is summarized as “Catholic Campus Ministry Examined” Vol 9, No 2-Fall ‘03

GRAY, MARK M., AND MELISSA A. CIDADE “Young Love: Catholic Marriage and Generational Differences,” a presentation for the ASR/SSSR Annual Meeting in Denver in October 2009, is summarized as “Marriage and Millennial Catholics” Vol 15, No 3-Winter ‘09

GRAY, MARK M., AND MELISSA A. CIDADE.  Catholicism on Campus: Stability and Change in Catholic Student Faith by College Type, January 2010, is summarized as “Religiosity at Catholic Colleges,” Vol 15, No 4-Spring ‘10

GRAY MARK M, MELISSA A. CIDADE, MARY L. GAUTIER, AND THOMAS P. GAUNT, SJ  Cultural Diversity in the Catholic Church in the United States , November 2013, a CARA report for the Secretariat for Cultural Diversity in the Church, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, is summarized as “U.S. Has Many Culturally Diverse Parishes,” Vol 19, No 3-Winter ‘14

GRAY, MARK M., AND THOMAS P. GAUNT, SJ  “Climate Change and American Catholics: The Impact of Laudato Si’,” a CARA report presented at the annual meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific of Religion during October 28-30, 2016, is summarized as “Catholic Responses to Papal Encyclical on Climate Change,” Vol 22, No 3-Winter ‘17

GRAY, MARK M., AND MARY L. GAUTIER   Latino Catholic Leaders in the United States, May 2003 is summarized as “Formation Enrollments Reflect the Latino Population” Vol 9, No 1-Summer ‘03

GRAY MARK M., AND MARY L. GAUTIER  Profile of the Diaconate in the United States: A Report of Findings from CARA’s Deacon Poll, January 2004, a CARA study for the Secretariat for the Diaconate of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, is summarized as “Ministry and Satisfaction of Permanent Deacons Examined” Vol 9, No 4-Spring ‘04

GRAY, MARK M., AND MARY L. GAUTIER  Adult Faith Formation in U.S. Parishes, November 2003, a CARA study for Loyola Press, is summarized as “Adult Faith Formation Popular in Most U.S. Parishes” Vol 9, No 3-Winter ‘04

GRAY, MARK M., AND MARY L. GAUTIER  Understanding the Experience: A Profile of Lay Ecclesial Ministers Serving as Parish Life Coordinators, May 2004, and Understanding the Trends: Parishes Entrusted to Parish Life Coordinators, July 2004, CARA studies for the National Association for Lay Ministry and five partner organizations, are summarized as “Parish Life Coordinators and the Parishes they Serve”  Vol 10, No 3-Winter ‘05

GRAY, MARK M., AND MARY L. GAUTIER   Primary Trends, Challenges, and Outlook: Catholic Elementary Schools since 2000, March 2006, a CARA report for the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “‘Cautiously Positive’ Future for Catholic Elementary Schools”  Vol 11, No 4-Spring ‘06

GRAY, MARK M., AND MARY L. GAUTIER “U.S. Catholicism at the Dawn of the Millennium,” prepared by CARA for the 2011 edition of The Official Catholic Directory, is summarized as “Trends in U.S. Catholicism,” Vol 17, No 1-Summer ‘11

GRAY, MARK M., AND MARY L. GAUTIER Catholic Media Use in the United States , 2011, a CARA report for the Catholic Press Association, is summarized as “Millennial Catholics and New Media,” Vol 17, No 2-Fall ‘11

GRAY, MARK M., AND MARY L. GAUTIER Catholic New Media Use in the United States, a CARA report for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, November 2012, is summarized as “Growing Catholic Presence in New Media,” Vol 18, No 3-Winter ‘13

GRAY, MARK M., AND MARY L. GAUTIER Consideration of Priesthood and Religious Life among Never-Married U.S. Catholics, a CARA report for the Secretariat of Clergy, Consecrated Life, and Vocations, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops , September 2012, is summarized as “Catholics Who Seriously Consider a Religious Vocation,” Vol 18, No 3-Winter ‘13

GRAY, MARK M., MARY L. GAUTIER, AND MELISSA A. CIDADE The Changing Face of U.S. Catholic Parishes, July 2011 , a CARA report prepared as part of Emerging Models of Parish Leadership, is summarized as “Lay Ecclesial Ministers Essential to Parish Life,” Vol 17, No 2-Fall ‘11

GRAY, MARK M., MARY L. GAUTIER, AND MELISSA A. CIDADE. Views from the Pews: Parishioner Evaluations of Parish Life in the United States , March 2013, a CARA contribution to the Emerging Models Project, is summarized as “Largest In-Pew Study of Catholics Released,” Vol 18, No 4-Spring ‘13

GRAY, MARK M., AND MICHAEL J. KARMAREK  Catholic Schools in the United States, 2015-2016, a Report for the National Catholic Educational Association, July 2016, is summarized s “CARA Details U.S. Catholic School Operations for NCEA,” Vol 22, No 2-Fall ‘16

GRAY, MARK M., AND PAUL M. PERL  Catholic Reactions to the News of Sexual Abuse Cases Involving Catholic Clergy, published in April 2006 as CARA Working Paper No. 8, is summarized as “CARA Summarizes Reactions to Reports of Clergy Sex Abuse” Vol 12, No 1-Summer ‘06

GRAY, MARK M., AND PAUL M. PERL  A Report on Surveys of Priests and Readers of The Tablet, April 2006, a CARA study for the Diocese of Brooklyn, is summarized as “Brooklyn The Tablet Readers Surveyed”  Vol 12, No 1-Summer ‘06

GRAY, MARK M., AND PAUL M. PERL  “More Than an Ocean Apart: Malapportionment in the College of Cardinals, 1903-2005,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, October 20, 2006, is summarized as “Latin America Underrepresented in College of Cardinals” Vol 12, No 3-Winter ‘06

GRAY, MARK M., AND PAUL M. PERL  Catholic Media Use in the United States, March 2006, a CARA study for the USCCB Department of Communications, is summarized as “One-Quarter of Adult Catholics Read Diocesan Newspapers” Vol 12, No 1-Summer ’06 and “News About Readers of Diocesan Newspapers” Vol 12, No 4-Spring ‘07

GRAY, MARK M., PAUL M. PERL   Sacraments Today: Belief and Practice among U.S. Catholics, April 2008, a CARA report for the USCCB Department of Communications, is summarized as “Lenten Practices” Vol 13, No 4-Spring ‘08

GRAY, MARK M., PAUL M. PERL, AND MARY E. BENDYNA, RSM   “Camelot Only Comes but Once?  John F. Kerry and the Catholic Vote,” a paper presented in September 2005 at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, is summarized as “Catholic Voters Reflect Concerns about Terrorism”  Vol 11, No 3-Winter ‘06

GRAY, MARK M., PAUL M. PERL, AND TRICIA C. BRUCE   Marriage in the Catholic Church: A Survey of U.S. Catholics, October 2007, a CARA study for the USCCB Committee on Marriage and Family Life, is summarized as “Catholic Attitudes toward Sacramental Marriage” Vol 13, No 3-Winter ‘08

GRAY MATTER RESEARCH “Most People Dramatically Underestimate the Proportion of Protestants in the U.S., While Seriously Overestimating the Proportions of Mormons, Muslims, and Atheists/Agnostics”, September 13, 2012, which appeared on the website of Gray Matter Research, is summarized as “Most Overestimate Religious Diversity of the United States,” Vol 18, No 2-Fall ‘12

GREELEY, ANDREW  An article published in America for September 27, 1997, is summarized as “Declining Percent of U.S. Hispanics Say They are Catholic.”  Vol. 3, No. 3-Winter ‘98

GREELEY, ANDREW  “An Ugly Little Secret Revisited: A Pretest on Anti-Catholicism in America,” presented by the author at Lincoln Center in New York City on May 24, 2002, is summarized as “Anti-Catholic Attitudes in American Life” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

GREELEY, ANDREW  The Catholic Revolution: New Wine, Old Wineskins, and the Second Vatican Council, published in 2004 by University of California Press, is summarized as “Greeley Book Describes Effects of Vatican II”  Vol 10, No 3-Winter ‘05

GREELEY, ANDREW, AND CONOR K. WARD   “Religion in the Emerald Tiger” published in America, March 12, 2001, is summarized as “Irish Still Catholic on Their Own Terms.” Vol 6, No 4-Spring ‘01

GREEN, JOHN C., ROBERT P.JONES, AND DANIEL COX  Faithful, Engaged, and Divergent: A Comparative Portrait of Conservative and Progressive Religious Activists in the 2008 Election and Beyond, published in September 2009 by the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at the University of Akron and Public Relation Research of Washington, DC, is summarized as “Catholics Included in Both Conservative and Progressive Religious Activists, but With Very Different Views” Vol 15, No 3-Winter ‘09

GREENBERG, ANNA  OMG! How Generation Y is Redefining Faith in the iPod Era, published in 2005 by Reboot, is summarized as”Religious Attachment among Young Adults”  Vol 11, No 4-Spring ‘06

GREENBERG QUINLAN ROSNER RESEARCH, INC.  “Faith and Family in America,” October 19, 2005, is summarized as “Religious Identity Affects Views on Marriage and Family”  Vol 11, No 3-Winter ‘06

GRIM, BRIAN J., AND MELISSA E. GRIM   “The Socio-economic Contribution of Religion to American Society: An Empirical Analysis,” which appeared in the 2016 edition of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion, is summarized as “The Economic Contribution of Religion to U.S. Society,” Vol 22, No 3-Fall ‘17

GROENEMAN, SID, AND GARY TOBIN   The Decline of Religious Identity in the United States, published in 2004 by the Institute for Jewish & Community Research, is summarized as “Increasingly, Americans Claim No Religious Identity”  Vol 10, No 4-Spring ‘05

GRONDIN, A. KENNETH  An article published in Horizons: Journal of the National Religious Vocations Conference for Spring 1997, is summarized as “Today’s Candidates for Religious Life Reflect a Rich New Diversity.”  Vol. 3, No. 1-Summer ‘97

GUERRA, MICHAEL J.  CHS 2000: A First Look, published by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “NCEA Begins New Series on Catholic High Schools.”  Vol. 5, No. 2-Fall ‘99

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HADAWAY, C. KIRK, AND PENNY LONG MARLER  “How Many Americans Attend Worship Each Week?” appeared in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion for September 2005 and is summarized as “Weekly Catholic Mass Attendance Estimated at 26.7 Percent”  Vol 11, No 3-Winter ‘06

HAMILTON COLLEGE AND ZOGBY INTERNATIONAL  “The Hamilton College Youth Hot Button Issues Poll: Guns, Gays, and Abortion,” released January 5, 2006, is summarized as “High School Seniors Address ‘Hot Button Issues’”  Vol 11, No 4-Spring ‘06

HANEY, REGINA  Information for school year 1995-96, released by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Catholic School Enrollments Surge.”  Vol. 2,  No. 2-Fall ‘96

HARRIS, JOSEPH CLAUDE  The Cost of Catholic Parishes and Schools, published in 1996 by Sheed and Ward, is summarized as “Parish Finances Not in Crisis, But Schools are an Issue.”  Vol. 2, No. 2-Fall ‘96

HARRIS, JOSEPH CLAUDE  “The Funding Dilemma Facing Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools,” which appeared in Catholic Schools at the Crossroads, published in 1998 by Teachers College Press, is summarized as “Funding Problems May Threaten Mission of Catholic Schools.”  Vol. 4, No. 1-Summer ‘98

HARRIS, JOSEPH CLAUDE  “Hispanic Communities in the American Catholic Church,” unpublished paper, is summarized as “Hispanic Catholics an Important Presence in Los Angeles.”  Vol. 4, No. 3-Winter ‘99

HARRIS, JOSEPH CLAUDE   “The Shrinking Supply of Priests,’ published in America for November 4, 2000, is summarized as “Number of Active Diocesan Priests in U.S. Declines.”  Vol 6, No 3-Winter ‘01

HARRIS, JOSEPH CLAUDE   “A Demographic Revolution and the Future Church,” is summarized as “Demographic Changes to Impact Church in Europe and USA” Vol 7, No 3-Winter ‘02

HARRIS, JOSEPH CLAUDE “Did Catholic Giving to Parishes or Dioceses Decline in 2002?,” October 2003, is summarized as “Offertory Rose in 2002, As Diocesan Annual Appeal Declined” Vol 9, No 4-Spring ‘04

HARRIS, JOSEPH CLAUDE   Three Out of Five New Californians Will Be Catholic, 2005-2025, a report for the California Conference of Catholic Bishops, June 2006, is summarized as “One-Third of Californians Will Be Catholic by 2025” Vol 12, No 2-Fall ‘06

HARRIS, JOSEPH CLAUDE  “Twenty-three Hundred Fewer Active Diocesan Priests by 2010,” an independent research study, August 2006, is summarized as “Number of Active U.S. Diocesan Priests Expected to Decline 12 Percent by 2010” Vol 12, No 3-Winter ‘06

HARRIS, JOSEPH CLAUDE, AND MARY L. GAUTIER   “Financing Catholic Parishes in the United States: A National and Regional Comparison,” July 2002, which appears on the CARA website is summarized as “Financial Benefit to Larger Catholic Parishes” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

HARVARD UNIVERSITY   “The Social Capital Community Benchmark Study,” discussed in National Catholic Reporter, March 23, 2001, is summarized as “Religiously Active Also Civically Engaged.”  Vol 6, No 4-Spring ‘01

HARVARD UNIVERSITY, INSTITUTE OF POLITICS “Redefining Political Attitudes and Activism: A Poll by Harvard’s Institute of Politics,” April 11, 2006, is summarized as “College Students Have Differing Conceptions of Moral Issues”  Vol 12, No 4-Spring ‘07

HEALY, ANTHONY E.  “Hispanics Move to Forefront,” published in Visions: A Newsletter of Demography and Research for Churches, for September 1998, is summarized as “Hispanics Create New Demands, Opportunities for U.S. Church.”  Vol. 4, No. 3-Winter ‘99

HEFT, JAMES L., SM Catholic High Schools: Facing the New Realities , published in 2011 by Oxford University Press, is summarized as “Creating and Maintaining Vibrant Catholic High Schools,” Vol 18, No 2-Fall ‘12

HEGY, PIERRE
Wake Up, Lazarus!: On Catholic Renewal
, published in 2011 by iUniverse, is summarized as “Suggestions for Parish Renewal, Vol 17, No 2-Fall ‘11

HEMBRECHT, LOUISE, AND PAULA RAE ROSE  Their survey responses from 279 religious communities, which disclosed that 80 percent had associate members, is summarized as “Most Women’s Orders Have Associates.”  Vol. 1, No. 4-Winter ‘96

HEMRICK, EUGENE, AND JIM CASTELLI  The National Catholic Parish Survey, 2000, published by Castelli Enterprises, Inc., is summarized as “Parish Life Today Compared with Early 1980s.”  Vol 6, No 1-Summer ‘00

HEMRICK, EUGENE, SAMUEL TAUB, AND JAMES KELLY  The National Study on the Permanent Diaconate of the Catholic Church, is summarized as “Deacons, Church Leaders, Rate Diaconate a Success.”  Vol. 1, No. 4-Winter ‘96

HENDRICKS, KATHY Parish Life Coordinators: Profile of an Emerging Ministry, published in 2009 as part of the Emerging Models of Parish Life Project by Loyola Press, is summarized as “Parish Life Coordinators” Vol 15, No 1-Summer ‘09

HERNANDEZ, EDWIN I., MILAGROS PENA, KENNETH G. DAVIS, OFM CONV., AND ELIZABETH STATION (EDS.)   Emerging Voices, Urgent Choices: Essays on Latino/a Religious Leadership, Published in 2006 as Vol. 4 in the Religion in the Americas Series by Brill Academic Publishers, is summarized as “Need Cited for Hispanic Ministers in U.S. Church” Vol 12, No 1-Summer ‘06

HERNANDEZ, EDWIN I., MILAGROS PENA, KENNETH G. DAVIS, OFM CONV., AND ELIZABETH STATION   Strengthening Hispanic Ministry Across Denominations: A Call to Action, published in 2005 by Pulpit & Pew, Research on Pastoral Leadership, Duke Divinity School, is summarized as “Ecumenical Conference on Latino Ministry Urges Collaboration”
Vol 12, No 1-Summer ‘06

HESS, FREDERICK M., MARK SCHNEIDER, KEVIN CAREY, AND ANDREW P. KELLEY  Diplomas and Dropouts: Which Colleges Actually Graduate Their Students (and Which Don’t), June 2009, published by the American Enterprise Institute, is summarized as “Catholic Colleges Better at Graduating Their Students” Vol 15, No 2-Fall ‘09

HOEY, AMY, RSM, AND DEAN R. HOGE, WITH DING, KOUNIAN   Financial Assistance for Lay Persons Preparing for Lay Ecclesial Ministry, March 2002, a report by
the Subcommittee on Lay Ministry  of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Life Cycle Institute at Catholic University, is summarized as “Funding for Lay Ecclesial Ministry Formation” Vol 8, No 1-Summer ‘02

HOGE, DEAN R.  A study of members of religious orders and secular institutes, sponsored by the Commission on Religious Life and Ministry and the U.S. Conference of Secular Institutes, is summarized as “Greater Ethnic Mix Among Those Choosing Consecrated Life.”  Vol 3, No 4-Spring ‘98

HOGE, DEAN R.  Report on Survey of 1998 Priestly Ordinations, published by the Life Cycle Institute, The Catholic University of America, is summarized as “1998 Priestly Ordinations.”
Vol. 4,  No.1-Summer ‘98

HOGE, DEAN R.  Expressed Needs and Attitudes of Newly Ordained Priests, published by the National Organization for Continuing Education of Roman Catholic Clergy, is summarized as “Newly Ordained Priests Feel a Mixture of Stress and Satisfaction.”  Vol. 5, No. 2-Fall ‘99

HOGE, DEAN R.   Report of Survey of 2001 Priestly Ordinations,  May 2001, a report by the Life Cycle Institute of The Catholic University of America, for the Secretariat for Vocations and Priestly Formation, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, is summarized as “Proportion of Foreign-Born Priests in U.S. Continues to Increase” Vol 7, No 1-Summer ‘01

HOGE, DEAN R.  Problems Felt by Catholic Priests in the First Five Years of Priesthood, October 2001, a study for the National Federation of Priests’ Councils, is summarized as “Newly-Ordained Priests Explain Why Some Leave” Vol 7, No 3-Winter ‘02

HOGE, DEAN R. Report on the Survey of 2003 Priestly Ordinations, May 2003, by the Life Cycle Institute, Catholic University of America, is summarized as “New Priests Older, Better Educated, More Foreign-Born” Vol 9, No 1-Summer ‘03

HOGE, DEAN R.  Report on Survey of 2002 Priestly Ordinations, September 2002, a report for  the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, is summarized as “New Priests More Foreign Born, Better Educated, Slightly Older” Vol 8, No 3-Winter ‘03

HOGE, DEAN R. Report on the Survey of 2004 Priestly Ordinations, May 20, 2004, a study for the Secretariat for Vocations and Priestly Formation of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops by the Life Cycle Institute, Catholic University of America, is summarized as “New Priests Reflect Greater Diversity”  Vol 10, No 1-Summer ‘04

HOGE, DEAN R.  “Report on Survey of 2005 Priestly Ordinations,” April 2005, a report for the USCCB Office of Vocations, is summarized as “New Priests Are Older, More Diverse, Better Educated”  Vol 11, No 1-Summer ‘05

HOGE, DEAN R.  “Catholic Identity among Young Adult Catholics,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific Study of Religion in November 2007, is summarized as “Catholic Identity among Young Adults.” Vol 13, No 3-Winter ‘08

HOGE, DEAN R., AND BOGUSLAW AUGUSTYN  “Financial Contributions to Catholic Parishes,” published in Review of Religious Research for September 1997, is summarized as “Church Giving Affected by Parish Size.”  Vol. 3, No. 2-Fall ‘97

HOGE, DEAN R., AND EDWARD J. BURNS.  Report of Survey of 2000 Priestly Ordinations, published by the NCCB Committee on Vocations, is summarized as “New U.S. Priests More Diverse.”  Vol 6, No 1-Summer ‘00

HOGE, DEAN R., AND WILLIAM V. D’ANTONIO  “Catholic Identity: Centrality, Boundaries, and Core Versus Periphery,” a paper presented to the Association for the Sociology of Religion in Chicago on August 15, 2002, is summarized as “What Makes Catholics Feel and Act ‘Catholic’?” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

HOGE, DEAN R., WILLIAM V. D’ANTONIO, JAMES D. DAVIDSON, AND MARY JOHNSON, SNDDeN  Preliminary report of findings from a book being published in 2000 by Altamira Press, is summarized as “Younger Catholics Less Institutional in Beliefs and Practices.”  Vol. 5, No. 3-Winter ‘00

HOGE, DEAN R., AND JAMES D. DAVIDSON  “Reading the Signs of the Times: American Catholics and their Church in 2003-2004,” September 2004, is summarized as “Laity Assesses Challenges Facing Church”  Vol 10, No 2-Fall ‘04

HOGE, DEAN R., WILLIAM DINGES, MARY JOHNSON, SNDdeN, AND JUAN GONZALES  Attitudes of Young Adult Catholics about Catholic Identity, published by the Life Cycle Institute, The Catholic University of America, is summarized as “How Young Adult Catholics Perceive Their Catholic Identity” Vol. 3, No. 4-Spring ‘98, “Attitudes of Young Catholic Adults on Catholic vs. Other Christian Churches” Vol. 4, No. 1-Summer ‘98, and “Catholic Identity Important to Young Adults.”  Vol. 4, No. 3-Winter ‘99

HOGE, DEAN R., WILLIAM D. DINGES, MARY JOHNSON, SNDdeN, AND JUAN L. GONZALEZ, JR.  Young Adult Catholics: Religion in the Culture of Choice, published in 2001 by University of Notre Dame Press, is summarized as “Bringing Young Adults into the Full Life of the Church” Vol 7, No 2-Fall ‘01

HOGE, DEAN R., AND MARITA EDDY  Images of Religious Life Held by Young Adult Catholics, June 2001, a study for The Image Project, co-sponsored by the Conference of Major Superiors of Men, Leadership Conference on Women Religious, National Communicators’ Network for Women Religious, and the National Religious Vocations Conference, is summarized as “Image of Religious Life Positive, Little Understood” Vol 7, No 4-Spring ‘02

HOGE, DEAN R., AND MARTI JEWELL   “Young Adult Catholics and Their Interest in Ministry,” January 2008, a report for the Emerging Models of Pastoral Leadership Project, is summarized as “Young Adult Catholics Interested in Church Ministry”  Vol 13, No 4-Spring ‘08

HOGE, DEAN R., AND MARTI R. JEWELL The Next Generation of Pastoral Leaders: What the Church Needs to Know , published in 2010 by Loyola Press in Chicago as part of the Emerging Models of Pastoral Leadership Project, is summarized as “New Books about Pastoral Leadership,” Vol 16, No 1-Summer ‘10

HOGE, DEAN R., AND ALEXEY D. KRINDATCH  “Satisfaction and Morale Among Parish Clergy: What American Catholic and Orthodox Priests Can Learn from Each Other,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, on October 20, 2006, is summarize as “Experiences of Catholic, Orthodox Clergy Compared” Vol 12, No 3-Winter ‘06

 

HOGE, DEAN R., AND XIAOWEN LU  “Report on Consecrated Life Day Survey,” published by the Life Cycle Institute of The Catholic University of America, is summarized as “Survey Examines External Ministries of Today’s Religious.” Vol. 4, No. 4-Spring ‘99

HOGE, DEAN R., AND THOMAS P. O’CONNOR   “Denominational Identity from Age Sixteen to Age Thirty-Eight,” appeared in Sociology of Religion, Vol 65, No 1, for Spring 2004, and is summarized as “Catholic Young Adults Less Likely to Switch Loyalty”  Vol 10, No 1-Summer ‘04

HOGE, DEAN R., AND ROBERT J. O’DONNELL, CSP   National Study of the Implementation of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) in the United States, Publication No. 5-392 of the United States Catholic Conference, 2001,  is summarized as “RCIA Has Potential to Renew Church in the United States.”  Vol 6 – No 3-Winter ‘01

HOGE, DEAN R., AND ANIEDI P. OKURE, OP   “Two Important Issues Concerning International Priests,” which appeared in Touchstone, the magazine of the National  Federation of Priests’ Councils, for Winter 2004, is summarized as “Nearly 6,000 International Priests Serving in U.S. since 1985″  Vol 11, No 1-Summer ‘05

HOGE, DEAN R., AND ANIEDI OKURE, OP  International Priests in America: Challenges and Opportunities, published in 2006 by Liturgical Press, is summarized as “International Priests and the Priest Shortage in the United States.”  Vol 11, No 4-Spring ‘06

HOGE, DEAN R., WITH BERNARD F. STRATMAN, SM (ED.)  Experiences of Priests Ordained Five to Nine Years: A Study of Recently Ordained Catholic Priests, published in 2006 by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Recently Ordained Priests Becoming Pastors Sooner” Vol 12, No 3-Winter ‘06

HOGE, DEAN R., AND JACQUELINE E. WENGER.  Changing Commitments and Attitudes of Catholic Priests, 1970-2001, February 2002, a report by the Life Cycle Institute of The Catholic University of America for the National Federation of Priests’ Councils, is summarized as “Priests’ Satisfaction, Generational Differences Increasing” Vol 7, No 4-Spring ‘02

HOGE, DEAN R., AND JACQUELINE E. WENGER   “Catholic Priests’ Attitudes Toward Celibacy and Homosexuality,” a paper presented to the Association for the Sociology of Religion in Chicago on August 15, 2002, is summarized as “Attitudes About Celibacy and Homosexuality Vary Among Priests” Vol 8, No 4-Spring ‘03

HOGE, DEAN R., AND JACQUELINE E. WENGER   The First Five Years of the Priesthood: A Study of Newly Ordained Catholic Priests, published in 2002 by The Liturgical Press, is summarized as “Differences Between Priests Who Stay and Those Who Resign”  Vol 8, No 3-Winter ‘03

HOGE, DEAN R., AND JACQUELINE E. WENGER  Evolving Visions of the Priesthood: Changes from Vatican II to the Turn of the New Century, published in 2003 by Liturgical Press, is summarized as “Servant-Leader Model Less Appealing to Younger Priests” Vol 9, No 3-Winter ‘04

HOGE, DEAN R., CHARLES ZECH, PATRICK McNAMARA, AND MICHAEL J. DONOHUE  Preliminary report of findings for a Gallup survey and interviews with members of 625 congregations in five religious denominations, is summarized as “Special Report: The Hoge Study on Church Giving.”  Vol. 1, No. 1-Spring ‘95

HOGE, DEAN R., CHARLES ZECH, PATRICK McNAMARA, AND MICHAEL J. DONAHUE  “Giving in Five Denominations,” from Financing American Religion, edited by Mark Chaves and Sharon L. Miller, is summarized as “Why People Give to Their Churches.”  Vol. 4, No. 4-Spring ‘99

HOLLAND, JONATHON   “Priestly Formation,” which is included in the CARA 2017 Catholic Ministry Formation Directory, is summarized as “Seminary Enrollment Overview,” Vol 22, No 4-Spring ‘17

HOLLAND, JONATHON, PATRICK GILGER, SJ, AND THOMAS P. GAUNT, SJ    Disabilities in Parishes across the United States: How Parishes Accommodate and Serve People with Disabilities: a CARA Special Report, [date], which appears on the CARA website (cara.georgetown.edu), is summarized as “U.S. Parishes and People with Disabilities,” Vol 22, No 2-Fall ‘16

HOLTSCHNEIDER, DENNIS M., CM, AND MELANIE M. MOREY   Relationship Revisited: Catholic Institutions and Their Founding Congregations, published in September 2000 as Occasional Paper No. 47 by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, is summarized as “Catholic Colleges Must Face Eventual Loss of Sponsorship.”  Vol 6, No 3-Winter ‘01

HOUT, MICHAEL   “Angry and Alienated: Divorced and Remarried Catholics in the United States,” published in America, December 16, 2000, is summarized as “Divorce, Remarriage Affect Catholics’ Identity, Participation.”  Vol 6, No 4-Spring ‘01

HOUT, MICHAEL AND CLAUDE S. FISCHER “Why More Americans Have No Religious Preference: Politics and Generations,” which appeared in American Sociological Review for April 2002, Vol 67, No 2, is summarized as “Increase in ‘No Religion’ Seen As Primarily Political” Vol 8, No 1-Summer ‘02

HOWELL, WILLIAM G., AND PAUL E. PETERSON, WITH PATRICK J. WOLF AND DAVID E. CAMPBELL   The Education Gap: Vouchers and Urban Schools, 2002, Brookings Institution Press, is summarized as “Inner-City School Voucher Programs” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

HOWES, ROBERT G.  Bridges: Toward the Inter-Parish Regional Community . . . Deaneries, Clusters, Plural Parishes, published in 1999, is summarized as “Parish Planning Book Wins Catholic Press Association Award.”  Vol. 5, No. 3-Winter ‘00

HUDSON, DEAL W. “Catholic Opinion By the Numbers,” in Crisis Magazine for March 2003, is summarized as “‘Active’ Catholics More Satisfied with Bishops’ Response to Scandal” Vol 9, No 1-Summer ‘03

HUMMER, ROBERT, RICHARD ROGERS, CHARLES NAM, AND CHRISTOPHER ELLISON  “Religious Involvement and U.S. Adult Mortality,” from Demography for May 1999, is summarized as “Regular Churchgoers Live Longer.”  Vol. 4, No. 4-Spring ‘99

HUNT, LARRY L.  “Religion, Gender and the Hispanic Experience in the U.S.” in Review of Religious Research for December 2001, is summarized as “Hispanic Catholics and Protestants Similar in Traditional Social Attitudes”  Vol 7, No  4-Spring ‘02

HUNT, THOMAS B., ELLIS A. JOSEPH, AND RONALD J. NUZZI (EDS.) Catholic Schools Still Make a Difference: Ten Years of Research 1991-2000, published in 2002 by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “New Compendium of Research on Catholic Schools” Vol 9, No 2-Fall ‘03

HUNTER, JAMES DAVISON, AND CARL BOWMAN  The State of Disunion, published by the Post-Modernity Project, University of Virginia, is summarized as “Study Reveals Significant Differences Between ‘Orthodox’ and ‘Progressive’ Catholics in Today’s Society.”  Vol. 3, No. 1-Summer ‘97

IKURE, ANIEDI, OP “International Priests in the United States: An Update,” which appeared in Seminary Journal for Spring 2012 (released in April 2013), is summarized as “About One-Quarter of Active U.S. Priests Are Foreign Born,” Vol 19, No 3-Winter ‘14

INDEPENDENT SECTOR  The 1994 Independent Sector/Gallup survey, on giving patterns among Catholics and Protestants, is summarized as “Catholic Giving and Volunteering Down in 1993.”  Vol. 1, No. 1-Spring ‘95

INDEPENDENT SECTOR   Their latest biennial study of giving and volunteering in America, based on Gallup surveys and released in 1996, is summarized as “Independent Sector Study for 1996 Shows Catholics Give Less.”  Vol. 2, No. 2-Fall ‘96

INDEPENDENT SECTOR  Giving and Volunteering in the United States, 1996 Edition, and Volunteering and Giving Among American Teenagers 12 to 17 Years of Age, are summarized as “Volunteering: More Likely When Asked.”  Vol 3, No. 1-Summer ‘97

INDEPENDENT SECTOR   Faith and Philanthropy: The Connection between Charitable Behavior and Giving to Religion, published by IS in 2002, is summarized as “Church Contributors Lead In Support To Private Charities” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC OPINION, MARIST COLLEGE   American Millennials: Generations Apart, a Marist Poll for The Knights of Columbus, February 2010, is summarized as “Catholic Millennials Hold Promise and Challenges for Church” Vol 15, No 4-Spring ‘10

INSTITUTO FE Y VIDA RESEARCH AND RESOURCE CENTER Graphic on “Catholic Population in the U.S. by Age Group and Race/Ethnicity, 2012,” from the blog of February 15, 2013 at www.feyvida.org/research, is summarized as “Hispanics under Age 40 Outnumber Other U.S. Catholic Groups,” Vol 19, No. 1-Summer ‘13

JASSO, GUILLERMINA, DOUGLAS S. MASSEY, MARK R. ROSENZWEIG, AND JAMES P. SMITH   “Exploring the Religious Preference of Recent Immigrants to the United States: Evidence from the New Immigrant Survey Pilot”  November 2001, a paper presented to the joint meeting of the Association for the Sociology of Religion and the American Sociological Association, August 2002, is summarized as “Catholics Are Largest Religious Group Among New Immigrants” Vol 8, No 4-Spring ‘03

JENKINS, PHILIP  The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity, published in 2002 by Oxford University Press, is summarized as “Christianity Experiencing a Shift Toward the South” Vol 8, No 1-Summer ‘02

JENKS, RICHARD J.  “Divorce and Annulments in the Catholic Church: Healing or Hurtful?,” a paper presented at the meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Social Scientific Study of Religion  in October 2001, is summarized as “Attitudes Concerning Marriage Annulment” Vol 7, No 3-Winter ‘02

JEWELL, MARTI R., AND DAVID A. RAMEY The Changing Face of Church: Emerging Models of Parish Leadership , published in 2010 by Loyola Press in Chicago as part of the Emerging Models of Pastoral Leadership Project, is summarized as “New Books about Pastoral Leadership,” Vol 16, No 1-Summer ‘10

JOHNSON, KATHRYN, MORRIS A. OKUN, AND ADAM B. COHEN “Intrinsic Religiosity and Volunteering during Emerging Adulthood: A Comparison of Mormons with Catholics and Non-Catholic Christians,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of RRA/SSSR in Phoenix in November 2012, is summarized as “Young Mormons More Likely to Volunteer,” Vol 18, No 3-Winter ‘13

JOHNSON, MARY, SNDdeN, PATRICIA WITTBERG, SC, AND MARY L. GAUTIER New Generations of Catholic Sisters: The Challenge of Diversity , published in 2014 by Oxford University Press, is summarized as “New Generations of Catholic Sisters,” Vol 19, No 4-Spring ‘14

JOHNSON-MONDRAGON, KEN   Hispanic Youth and Young Adult Ministry in the Catholic Church of the United States: An Overview of Recent Findings, 2002, a report for the Instituto Fe y Vida, is summarized as “Hispanic Young People Have Unique Needs” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

JOHNSON-MONDRAGON, KEN  Youth Ministry and the Socioreligious Lives of Hispanic and White Catholic Teens in the U.S, released August 18, 2005 by Instituto Fe y Vida, is summarized as “Youth Ministers and Programs for Hispanic Youth”  Vol 11, No 2-Fall ‘05

JONES, JEFFREY M., “Most American Catholics Believe Pope Should Remain in Office,” based on a April 29-June 8, 2002 poll reported by Gallup News Service at www.gallup.com, is summarized as “Catholic Young Adults Support Pope’s Continued Service” Vol 8, No 1-Fall ‘02

JONES, JEFFREY M. “Americans’ Opposition to Gay Marriage Eases Slightly; 44 Percent Favor Legal Recognition; 53 Percent Are Opposed,” May 24, 2010, which appeared on the website of the Gallup Organization (www.gallup.com/poll), is summarized as “Most Americans Oppose Same-Sex Marriage,” Vol 16, No 2-Fall ‘10

JONES, ROBERT P., AND DANIEL COX Religion, Values, and Immigration Reform: National and State-Level Surveys of U.S. Citizens Who Are Registered to Vote , March 23, 2010, published by the Public Religion Research Institute, is summarized as “People of Faith Support Immigration Reform,” Vol 16, No 1-Summer ‘10

JONES, ROBERT P., AND DANIEL COX Catholic Attitudes on Gay and Lesbian Issues: A Comprehensive Portrait from Recent Research , March 23, 3011 by the Public Religion Research Institute, is summarized as “Catholic Attitudes Concerning Same-Sex Marriage,” Vol 16, No 4-Spring’11

JONES, ROBERT P., AND DANIEL COX The 2011 American Values Survey: The Mormon Question, Economic Inequality, and the 2012 Presidential Campaign , released November 8, 2011 by Public Religion Research Institute, is summarized as “Religious Aspects of the Presidential Race,” Vol 17, No 3-Winter ‘12

JONES, ROBERT  P., DANIEL COX, BETSY, COOPER, AND RACHEL LIENESCH  “Exodus: Why Americans Are Leaving Religion—and Why They’re Unlikely to Come Back,” September 22, 2016, which appears on the website of the Public Religion Research Institute (publicreligion.org), is summarized as “Understanding the Religiously Unaffiliated, “Vol 22, No 4-Spring ‘17

JONES, ROBERT P, DANIEL COX, AND JUHEM NAVARRO-RIVERA “A Shifting Landscape: A Decade of Change in American Attitudes about Same-Sex Marriage and LGBT Issues,” which appeared on the website of the Public Religion and Research Institute (www.publicreligion.org), is summarized as “Most U.S. Catholics Support Gay Marriage, but Church Perceived as Unfriendly to LGBT People,” Vol 19, No 4-Spring ‘14

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KEN   Pathways of Hope and Faith among Hispanic Teens: Pastoral Reflections and Strategies Inspired by the National Study of Youth and Religion, published in 2007 by Instituto Fe y Vida, is summarized as “Hispanics Will Soon Comprise More Than Half of U.S. Catholic Teens”  Vol 13, No 4-Spring ‘08

KARRAKER, MEG WILKES Diversity and the Common Good: Civil Society Religion, and Catholic Sisters in a Small City, published in 2013 by Lexington Books, is summarized as “Sisters Promote Community Diversity and Immigration Reform,” Vol 19, No 4-Spring ‘14

KAWENTEL, LINDA “School Sector and Catholic Religiosity: Re-Examining How School Type Relates to Later Religiosity among American Catholics, a paper presented at the annual meeting of the RRA/SSSR on October 23-25, 2015, is summarized as “Religious Benefits of Catholic School Education,” Vol 21, No 3-Winter ‘16

KEALEY, ROBERT J.  Balance Sheet for Catholic Elementary Schools: 1997 Income and Expenses, published by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Catholic Schools Continue to Thrive.”  Vol. 4, No. 1-Summer ‘98

KEALEY, ROBERT J.   Balance Sheet for Catholic Elementary Schools: 2001 Income and Expenses, published in 2002 by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Profile of Today’s Catholic Schools” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

KEISTER, LISA A.  “Upward Wealth Mobility: Exploring the Roman Catholic Advantage,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific Study of Religion on October 20, 2006, is summarized as “Catholic Values Promote Wealth” Vol 12, No 3-Winter ‘06

KELLY, MICHAEL, “Almost Half of Irish Surveyed Have Unfavorable View of the Catholic Church,” released November 1, 2011 by Catholic News Service, is summarized as “Irish View of Catholic Church,” Vol 17, No 3-Winter ‘12

KENGOR, PAUL   “Fulton J. Sheen in Word and Deed” appeared in the National Catholic Reporter for January 7, 2005, and is summarized as “Top Four Catholics of 20th Century”  Vol 11, No 2-Fall ‘05

KENNEDY, SEAN Building 21st Century Catholic Learning Communities: Enhancing the Catholic Mission with Data, Blended Learning, and Other Best Practices from Top Charter Schools , published in July 2012 by Lexington Institute, is summarized as “A New Teaching Model for Catholic Schools,” Vol 18, No 3-Winter ‘13

KEYSAR, ARIELA, BARRYA. KOSMIN AND EGON MAYER Religious Identification Among Hispanics in the United States 2001, a social science contribution to the Program for the Analysis of Religion Among Latinos/as (PARAL), is summarized as “Religious Identification of
U.S. Adult Hispanics” Vol 9, No 3-Winter ‘04

KING, ELEACE, IHM, AND JIM CASTELLI  Alcoholism Among Men and Women Religious: Culture of Recovery, Culture of Denial, published by CARA in 1995, is summarized as “Study of Alcoholic Religious Finds Culture of Recovery, Culture of Denial.”  Vol. 1, No. 1-Spring ‘95

KINNAMAN, DAVID “New Barna Report Examines Diversity of Faith in Various U.S. Cities,” October 20, 2011, which appeared on the website of The Barna Group (www.barna.org), is summarized as “Religious Faith and Practice in U.S. Cities,” Vol 16, No 3-Winter ‘11

KLEIN, JOHN  An examination of ordination rates during the years 1993, 1994, and 1995, using The Official Catholic Directory, is summarize as “Comparative Rates of Ordinations to the Diocesan Priesthood Revealed in Study.”  Vol. 2, No. 3-Winter ‘97

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS “Pope’s Catholic Values Resonate with Americans Even on Controversial Issues,” a Knights of Columbus-Marist Poll released October 20, 2015, which appeared on the website of the Knights of Columbus (www.kofc.org), is summarized as “Most Americans Agree with Pope on Controversial Issues,” Vol 21, No 3-Winter ‘16

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS   “Americans Support Supreme Court Ruling to Restrict Abortion, Oppose Taxpayer Funding,” January 27, 2017, which appears on the website of the Knights of Columbus (kofc.org), is summarized as “Americans Support Abortion Restrictions,” Vol 22, No 4-Spring’17

KNOPP, PATRICIA (ED.)  Findings: If We Were in Your Shoes … Young Adults Speak of Religion, Church, and Vocation, published by the National Religious Vocations Conference, is summarized as “Young Adults Speak Out On Religious Vocations.”  Vol. 3, No. 1-Summer ‘97

KOHUT, ANDREW  How Young People View Their Lives, Futures, and Politics: A Portrait of “Generation Next,” published January 9, 2007 by The Pew Research Center for The People & The Press, is summarized as “Meet ‘Generation Next’”  Vol 13, No 1-Summer ‘07

KOLLAR, NATHAN R.  Change and Stability in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, 1954-1993, is summarized as “Forty Years of Change in Diocesan Organization.”  Vol. 3, No. 4-Spring ‘98

KOLLAR, NATHAN R.  Modernization, Professionalization, and Accountability of the Central Staff of the Diocese of Rochester, NY, is summarized as “Models of Organizational Leadership in a Diocese.”  Vol. 5, No. 1-Summer ‘99

KONIECZNY, MARY ELLEN The Spirit’s Tether: Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics , published in 2013 by Oxford University Press, is summarized as “Parish-Level Religious Differences Affect Public Political Life,” Vol 19, No 4-Spring’14

KONIECZNY, MARY ELLEN, CHARLES C. CAMOSY, AND TRICIA C. BRUCE Polarization in the U.S. Catholic Church: Naming the Wounds, Beginning to Heal, published in 2016 by Liturgical Press, is summarized as “Replacing Polarization with Solidarity,” Vol 22, No 3-Winter ‘17

KOSMIN, BARRY A., AND EGON MAYER   The American Religious Identification Survey 2001, October 2001, a study by The Graduate Center, City University of New York, is summarized as “More Than Three-Quarters of Americans are Christian, Almost One-Fourth Are Catholic” Vol 7, No 3-Winter ‘02, and “U.S. Population Increasingly Diverse Since 1990” Vol 8, No 1-Summer ‘02

KOSMIN, BARRY A., AND ARIELA KEYSAR The American Religious Identification Survey, published in March 2009 by Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., is summarized as “U.S. Population Remains Predominantly Christian” Vol 15, No 1-Summer ‘09

KOSMIN, BARRY A.  “Religious Switching between Childhood and Adulthood in the United States: Revelations from the American Religious Identification Surveys (ARIS) 2001 and 2008,” a presentation for the ASR/SSSR Annual Meeting in Denver in October 2009, is summarized as “’Religious Switching’ Is Widespread in the United States” Vol 15, No 3-Winter ‘09

KRINDATCH, ALEXI “2010 National Census of U.S. Orthodox Christian Churches: New Research Reveals Interesting Facts about American Orthodox Christian Churches,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, October 29-31, 2010, is summarized as “Update on U.S. Orthodox Christian Churches,” Vol 16, No 3-Winter ‘11

KRINDATCH, ALEXI “Exploring Orthodox Generosity: Giving in U.S. Orthodox Parishes,” a paper presented at the annual RRA/SSSR meeting on October 23-25, 2015, is summarized as “U.S. Orthodox Giving Patterns,” Vol 21, No 3-Winter ‘16

KRINDATCH, ALEXEI D., AND ANTON C. VRAME   “The Power of Micro-Theology: How ‘Liberal,’ ‘Moderate,’ ‘Traditional,’ and ‘Conservative’ Eastern Orthodox Priests Shape the Lives of Their Parishes,” Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute, November 2007, is summarized as “Orthodox Priesthood Includes Former Catholics”  Vol 13, No 3-Winter ‘08

LARSON, ELENA   Pew Internet and American Life Project, December 2001, is summarized as “More Seek Religious Info Online”  Vol 7, No  4-Spring ‘02

LAWRENCE, STEWART  J.  Hispanic Ministry at the Turn of the XXI Century, May 1999, published by the Life Cycle Institute, The Catholic University of America, is summarized as “Hispanic Ministry Progress Noted.”  Vol. 5, No. 2-Fall ‘99

LAWRENCE, STEWART J.  Survey of Diocesan Directors of Hispanic Ministry, prepared for the meeting of the National Catholic Association of Diocesan Directors of Hispanic Ministry, on May 31, 2001, is summarized as ”Survey Profiles Diocesan Directors of Hispanic Ministry”  Vol 7, No 1-Summer ‘01

LEE, BERNARD J., SM, AND WILLIAM V. D’ANTONIO, ET.AL.  The Catholic Experience of Small Christian Communities, published in 2000 by Paulist Press, is summarized as “Small Christian Communities Growing.”  Vol 6, No 2-Fall ‘00

LE MOYNE COLLEGE/ZOGBY INTERNATIONAL   “Latest Contemporary Catholic Trends Poll,” released July 2004, is summarized as “Contemporary Catholic Trends” Vol 10, No 2-Fall ‘04

LE MOYNE COLLEGE/ZOGBY INTERNATIONAL   Latest Contemporary Catholic Trends Survey, released  May 11, 2005, is summarized as “Bishops’ Approval Rating Rises”  Vol 11, No 1-Summer ‘05

LE MOYNE COLLEGE/ZOGBY INTERNATIONAL    Contemporary Catholic Trends Poll, released May 19, 2006, is summarized in part as “American Catholics Not Swayed by The Da Vinci Code” Vol 12, No 2-Fall ‘06

LE MOYNE COLLEGE/ZOGBY INTERNATIONAL  Contemporary Catholic Trends Poll, released November 30, 2006, is summarized as “Poll Finds U.S. Catholics Trust Church Leaders” Vol 12, No 3-Winter ’06

LE MOYNE COLLEGE-ZOGBY INTERNATIONAL “Contemporary Catholic Trends Survey,” released in March 2009, which appeared on the website of Le Moyne College (www.lemoyne.edu), is summarized as “Catholics Optimistic about Church” Vol 15, No 1-Summer ‘09

LEON, BILL  Spirituality of Aging Inventory, published by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, is summarized as “Seniors Prefer Intergenerational Activities.”  Vol. 4, No. 2-Fall ‘98

LEWIS, MARY ANN, AND CHARLES J. FAHEY  Growing Old in Diocesan Priestly Ministry, published by the Third Age Center, Fordham University, is summarized as “Study Examines Concerns of Older Priests.”  Vol. 3, No. 2-Fall ‘97

LICHTER, S. ROBERT, LINDA S. LICHTER, AND DANIEL R. AMUNDSON   Media Coverage of Religion in America, published in 2000 by the Center for Media and Public Affairs, is summarized as “Media Coverage of Religion Increases.”  Vol 6, No 2-Fall ‘00

LINDHOLM, JENNIFER Spirituality in College Students: Preliminary Findings from a National Study, based on a survey in April 2003 by the Higher Education Research Institute, University of California at Los Angeles, is summarized as “Spirituality Among College Students” Vol 9, No 4-Spring ‘04

LINDNER, EILEEN W. (Ed.) Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches 2009, prepared for the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and published by Abingdon Press, is summarized as “Catholic Church Still Largest in United States” Vol 15, No 1-Summer 09

LINDNER, EILEEN W. (Ed.) Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches, 2010, prepared for the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and published by Abington Press, is summarized as “Catholics Are Largest U.S. Faith Tradition” Vol 15, No 4-Spring ‘10

LINDNER, EILEEN (Ed.) 2011 Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches , prepared and edited for the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. and published by Abingdon Press, is summarized as “Catholic Church Still Largest U.S. Faith Community,” Vol 16, No 4-Spring ‘11

LINDNER, EILEEN (Ed.) 2012 Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches , published in 2012 by the National Council of Churches USA, is summarized as “Ten Largest U.S. Religious Bodies in 2012,” Vol 18, No 1-Fall ‘12

LIPKA, MICHAEL “The Most and Least Racially Diverse Groups,” July 27, 2015, which appeared on the website of the Pew Research Center (www.pewresearch.org), is summarized as “U.S. Catholics High in Racial/Ethnic Diversity Rating,” Vol 21, No 2-Fall ‘15

LIZARDY-HAJBI, KRISTINA   Engaging Young Adults, published in 2016 by Hartford Seminary as part of the American Congregations 2015 Series of Faith Communities Today, which appears on the FACT website (faithcommunitiestoday.org), is summarized as “Keeping Young Adults Involved In Parish Life,” Vol 22, No 2-Fall ‘16

LOPEZ, MARK HUGO, AND RICHARD FRY “Among Recent High School Grads, Hispanic College Enrollment Rate Surpasses That of Whites,” September 4, 2013, which appeared on the website of the Pew Research Center (pewresearch.org), is summarized as “Progress in Hispanic Educational Attainment,” Vol 19, No 2-Fall ‘13

LOS ANGELES TIMES   “Priests Satisfied With Their Lives,” in Los Angeles Times Poll Alert, October 21, 2002, is summarized as “Priests Satisfied With Priestly Life, Concerned About Future” Vol 8, No 3-Winter ‘03

LUGO, LUIS (Dir.), Faith in Flux: Changes in Religious Affiliation in the U.S., released April 27, 2009, by the Forum on Religion & Public Life, Pew Research Center, is summarized as “Former Catholics Often Left in Youth” Vol 15, No 1-Summer ‘09

LUGO, LUIS, AND ALAN COOPERMAN “Tolerance and Tension: Islam and Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa,” April 14, 2010, which appeared on the website of the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life (www.pewforum.org), is summarized as “Attitudes and Beliefs of African Christians,” Vol 16, No 1-Summer ‘10

LYONS, LYNDA   “Church Reform: Women in the Clergy,” which appeared in the Religion and Values section of the Gallup Poll News Service for May 7, 2002, is summarized as “Shifting Attitudes Toward Women Clergy” Vol 8, No 1-Summer ‘02

LYONS, LYNDA  “Migration Patterns of Religion in America,” which appeared in the Religion and Values section of the Gallup Poll News Service for January 21, 2003, is summarized as “Catholic and Jewish Population Shift to the Midwest and West” Vol 8, No 4-Spring ‘03

LYONS, LINDA  “Where Do Hispanic Americans Stand on Religion, Politics,”  July 19, 2005 appeared on the website of The Gallup Organization at www.gallup.org and is summarized as “Six in Ten U.S. Hispanics Self-Identify As Catholics”  Vol 11, No 2-Fall ‘05

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MARCUM, JACK “Individual Giving in Congregational Context” a paper presented at the annual meeting of RRA/SSSR in October 2011, is summarized in “Church Giving Compared,” Vol 17, No 3-Winter ‘12

MARTINEZ, JESSICA HAMAR, EDWIN I. HERNANDEZ, REBECCA BURWELL, AND MILAGROS PENA, “Lay Leadership in Latino Catholic Churches in Chicago,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of RRA/SSSR in October 2011, is summarized as “Lay Leadership in Latino Catholic Parishes in Chicago,” Vol 17, No 3-Winter ‘12

MARZHEUSER, RICHARD  “A New Generation Is on the Rise in Seminaries,” from Seminary Journal for Fall 1999, is summarized as “New Breed of Seminarian May Bring Both Graces and Challenges .”  Vol. 5, No. 4-Spring ‘00

MATOVINA, TIMOTHY Latino Catholicism: Transformation in America’s Largest Church, published in 2012 by Princeton University Press, is summarized as “Latinos Transforming the U.S. Catholic Church, and How the Church Is Transforming Them,” Vol 18, No 1-Summer ‘12

McCALLIAN, MICHAEL J.  Lay and Professional Views on Tabernacle Location in Catholic Parishes, prepared in 2000 and available from the Office of Pastoral Resources and Research, Archdiocese of Detroit, is summarized as “Strong Feelings About Tabernacle Placement.”  Vol 6, No 3-Winter ‘01

McCALLION, MICHAEL J.  Youth Ministry in the Archdiocese of Detroit, February 2003, a research note in the Review of Religious Research for March 2003, Vol 44, No 3, is summarized as “Youth and Young Adult Ministry Has Lasting Effect for Adults”  Vol 8, No 4-Spring ‘03

McCALLION, MICHAEL J.  “Youth Ministry in the Archdiocese of Detroit,” March 4, 2005, is summarized as “Catholic Youth Ministry in One Archdiocese”  Vol 11, No 2-Fall ‘05

McCALLION, MICHAEL J. “Practices of the New Evangelization: Devotional Prayer, Meetings, and Service,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of the RRA/SSSR, October 25, 2015, is summarized as “New Evangelization in Practice,” Vol 21, No 3-Winter ‘16

McCALLION, MICHAEL, JOHN LIGAS AND GEORGE SEROKA  “An Institutional and Status Analysis of Youth Ministry in the Archdiocese of Detroit, May 6, 2016, which is available at Religions 2016—An Open Access Theology Journal (mdpi.com/journal/religions), is summarized as “Youth Ministry Needs New Practical Emphasis,” Vol 22, No 3-Winter ‘17

McCALLION, MICHAEL J., AND DAVID R. MAINES “On the Reproduction of Segmentation,” in Review of Religious Research for September 2003, is summarized as “Parishioners Less Likely than Leaders to Support Larger Parishes” Vol 9, No 3-Winter ‘04

McCORQUODALE, CHARLOTTE   Lay Ecclesial Youth Ministers: Taking the Next Steps, a research project for the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry, for the national conference beginning November 20, 2000, is summarized as “Youth Ministry As a Profession” Vol 7, No 2-Fall ‘01

McCRABB, DONALD  Facing the Future, published by the Catholic Campus Ministry Association, is summarized as “Study Assesses Campus Ministry’s Effectiveness in Faith Formation.”  Vol. 3, No. 3-Winter ‘98

McDERMOTT, DIANE  Study of 1,200 elementary school students in Kansas is summarized as “Good News: Minority and Low-Income Children in Catholic Schools Are . . . More Hopeful About Their Futures”  Vol 7, No 2-Fall ‘01

McDONALD, DALE, PBVM  United States Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools 1998-1999, published by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Catholic Schools Enrollments Hold Steady.”  Vol. 5, No. 2-Fall ‘99

McDONALD, DALE, PBVM   United States Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools 1999-2000, published by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Catholic School Enrollments Up.”  Vol 6, No 2-Fall ‘00

McDONALD, DALE, PBVM   United States Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools, 2000-2001, published by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Catholic School Enrollments Decrease, Total Number of Schools Increase” Vol 7, No 2-Fall ‘01

McDONALD, DALE, PBVM   United States Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools, 2001-2002, published in 2002 by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Profile of Today’s Catholic Schools” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

McDONALD, DALE, PBVM United States Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools, 2002-2003, published in 2003 by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Catholic Schools Remain Strong” Vol 9, No 2-Fall ‘03

McDONALD, DALE, PBVM   United States Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools, 2003-2004: The Annual Statistical Report on Schools, Enrollment, and Staffing, published in 2004 by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Catholic School Enrollment Declines as Inner-City School Closings Continue”  Vol 10, No 2-Fall ‘04

McDONALD, DALE, PBVM   United States Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools, 2004-2005: The Annual Statistical Report on Schools, Enrollment, and Staffing, published in 2005 by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Enrollments Decline in Catholic Elementary Schools”  Vol 11, No 2-Fall ‘05

McDONALD, DALE, PBVM   United States Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools, 2005-2006: The Annual Statistical Report on Schools, Enrollment, and Staffing, published in 2006 by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as ACatholic School Enrollment Down, but Waiting Lists Persist” Vol 12, No 2-Fall ‘06

McDONALD, DALE, PBVM   United States Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools, 2006-2007, April 2007, published by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Bright Spots Appear on Educational Horizon” Vol 13, No 2-Fall ‘07

McDONALD, DALE, PBVM, AND MARGARET M. SCHULTZ  United States Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools 2008-2009: The Annual Statistical Report on Schools, Enrollment, and Staffing, published in 2009 by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Catholic School Enrollments Continue to Decline” Vol 15, No 2-Fall ‘09

McDONALD, DALE, PBVM, AND MARGARET M. SCHULTZ United States Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools 2009-2010 , published in 2010 by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Catholic School Enrollments Decline in Some Areas; Waiting Lists in Others,” Vol 16, No 2-Fall ‘10

McDONALD, DALE, PBVM, AND MARGARET M. SCHULTZ United States Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools, 2011: the Annual Statistical Report on Schools, Enrollment, and Staffing , published by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Catholic School Enrollment Declines 22 Percent in a Decade,” Vol 17, No 2-Fall ‘11

McDONALD, DALE, PBVM, AND MARGARET M. SCHULTZ United States Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools, 2011: the Annual Statistical Report on Schools, Enrollment, and Staffing , published in 2012 by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Catholic School Enrollment Down Slightly,” Vol 18, No 2-Fall ‘12

McDONALD, DALE, PBVM, AND MARGARET M. SCHULTZ United States Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools 2012-2013: The Annual Statistical Report on Schools, Enrollment, and Staffing, published in 2013 by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Catholic Schools and Student Enrollment,” Vol 19, No 3-Winter ‘14

McDONALD, DALE, PBVM, AND MARGARET M. SCHULTZ United States Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools 2014-2015: The Annual Statistical Report on Schools, Enrollment, and Staffing, published in 2015 by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “2014-2015 Catholic School Enrollment,” Vol 21, No 2-Fall ‘15

McDONALD, DALE, PBVM, AND MARGARET SCHULTZ  United States Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools 2015-2016: The Annual Report on Schools, Enrollment, and Staffing, published in 2016 by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “NCEA State of Catholic Schools Report, Vol 22, No 2-Fall ‘16

McGLONE, GERARD J., SJ, AND LEN SPERRY The Inner Life of Priests , published in 2012 by Liturgical Press, is summarized as “A Psychological and Spiritual Approach to the Inner Life of Priests,” Vol 18, No 3-Winter ‘13

McMILLAN, BECKY R., AND MATTHEW J. PRICE  How Much Should We Pay the Pastor?” A Fresh Look at Clergy Salaries in the 21st Century, published as Pulpit and Pew Research Report No. 2, Winter 2003, is summarized as “Catholic and Protestant Clergy Salary Gap Rooted in Underlying Philosophies” Vol 8, No 4-Spring ‘03

McQUIE, ROBERT (ED.) CARA Lay Ministry Formation Directory, 1995, is summarized as “CARA Directory Finds Number of Lay Ministry Students Doubles in Decade.”  Vol. 1, No. 2-Summer ‘95

METZLER, MARY JO  United States Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools 1997-98, published by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Catholic Schools Continue to Thrive.” Vol. 4, No. 1-Summer ‘98

MILLER, ROBERT J., AND ROBERT PARFET  “Catholic Parishioners’ Perceptions of Parish Reorganization: Past Experiences and Lessons to Be Learned,” a paper presented in October 2003 at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, is summarized as “Easing the Impact of Parish Reorganization” Vol 9, No 3-Winter ‘04

MILLER, ROBERT J., ROBERT A. PARFET AND CHARLES E. ZECH  “Stewardship and Mission: Making the Connection,” a paper presented at the joint convention of the Religious Research Association and the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, November 1999, is summarized as “Parish Level Characteristics Examined for Effect on Parish Giving.”  Vol. 5, No. 3-Winter ‘00

MILLER, ROBERT J., ROBERT A. PARFET, AND CHARLES ZECH.  “The Effect of Life Cycle and Parishioner Perceptions on Average Household Giving in Catholic Parishes,” published in Review of Religious Research, March 2001, is summarized as “Parishioner Characteristics Affect Household Giving” Vol 7, No 2-Fall ‘01

MIROLA, WILLIAM A.  “Differing Perceptions of Local Clergy as Public Figures: How Community Residents View Themselves,” a paper presented at the October 2004 meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Social Scientific Study of Religion, is summarized as “Perceptions of Clergy as Public Figures”  Vol 10, No 3-Winter ‘05

MOGILKA, MARK  The results of a study by an Ad Hoc Committee on Parish Business Administrators, completed in January 1996 in the Diocese of Green Bay, Wisconsin, is summarized as “More Laity are Parish Business Administrators.”  Vol. 1, No. 5 -Spring ‘96

MOGILKA, MARK, AND KATE WISKUS  Pasturing Multiple Parishes: An Emerging Model of Parish Leadership, published in 2009 as part of the Emerging Models of Parish Leadership Project by Loyola Press, is summarized as “Multiple-Parish Ministry”  Vol 15, No 2-Fall ‘09

MORAN, MARY JO (DIR.) 2010-2011 National Diocesan Salary Survey (Comprehensive Edition) , April 2011, published by the National Association of Church Personnel Administrators, is summarized as “Diocesan Salaries Compared,” Vol 17, No 3-Winter ‘12

MORAN, MARY JO, AND TORU SAKAGUCHI The Laborer Is Worthy of His Hire: A Study of Priests’ Compensation in the Roman Catholic Dioceses of the United States, 2013 Edition, published in December 2013 by The National Federation of Priests’ Concils, is summarized as “Salaries Up, Total Compensation Down for Diocesan Priests, Vol 19, No 4-Spring ‘14

MOREY, MELANIE M., AND DENNIS H. HOLTSCHNEIDER, CM  “Leadership in the Age of the Laity: Emerging Patterns in Catholic Higher Education,” in the Summer 2003 issue of Current Issues in Catholic Higher Education, is summarized as “Lay Leaders of Catholic Colleges and Universities” Vol 9, No 2-Fall ‘03

MOREY, MELANIE M., AND JOHN J. PIDERIT, SJ   Catholic Higher Education: A Culture in Crisis, published in 2006 by Oxford University Press, Inc., is summarized as “Keeping Catholic Higher Education ‘Catholic’” Vol 13, No 2-Fall ‘07

MORGAN, JOHN H.  Scholar, Priest, and Pastor, published by GTF Books, is summarized as “Ministry: Source of Stress and Satisfaction Among Clergy.”  Vol. 4, No. 2-Fall ‘98

MUNLEY, ANN, IHM, ROSEMARY SMITH, SC, HELEN MAHER GARVEY, BVM, LOIS MacGILLIVRAY, SNJM, AND MARY MILLIGAN, RSHM   Women and Jurisdiction: An Unfolding Reality, published in 2001 by the Leadership Conference for Women Religious, is summarized as “New Roles for Women in the Church”  Vol 7, No 4-Spring ‘02

MURNION, PHILIP J.  An update of findings from New Parish Ministers, published by the National Pastoral Life Center, is summarized in “Lay Parish Ministers are Increasing.”  Vol. 3, No. 3-Winter ‘98

MURNION, PHILIP J., AND DAVID DeLAMBO  Parishes and Parish Ministries: A Study of Parish Lay Ministry, published by the National Pastoral Life Center, is summarized as “Parish Lay Ministry Increasing in Numbers, Institutionalization, Says Recent Study.”  Vol. 5, No. 1-Summer ‘99

MYERS, SCOTT M.  “An Interactive Model of Religiosity Inheritance: The Importance of Family Context,” published in the American Sociological Review for October 1996, is summarized as “Passing the Faith in the Family.”  Vol. 2, No. 2-Fall ‘96

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CHURCH BUSINESS ADMINISTRATORS  “National Church Staff Compensation Survey,” which appears in American Demographics, April 2002, is summarized as “Comparative Salaries of Senior Pastors” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CHURCH PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATORS  Women in Diocesan Leadership Positions: A Progress Report, a 1999 study by NACPA, is summarized as “Women Make Up Nearly Half of U.S. Diocesan Professionals.”  Vol. 5, No. 1-Summer ‘99

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CHURCH PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATORS Pay & Benefits Survey of Catholic Parishes , 2011 Edition, is summarized as “Salaries Similar among Catholic and Protestant Lay Ministers,” Vol 17, No 2-Fall ‘11

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HISPANIC PRIESTS OF THE U.S.  Hispanic Vocation Crisis, a report prepared by the NAHP Committee on Vocations, for the annual convocation in October 2001, is summarized as “Encouraging Hispanic Vocations” Vol 7, No 3-Winter ‘02

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PASTORAL MUSICIANS   Their online survey of favorite church music, conducted in 2005, is summarized as “‘On Eagle’s Wings’ on Top in Catholic Music Survey”  Vol 11, No 4-Spring ‘06

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PASTORAL MUSICIANS  “What Helps Congregations to Sing? Online Survey Yields Differing Perspectives among Musicians and Non-Musicians,” on the website of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians (www.npm.org), is summarized as “Parishioners Prefer Familiar Songs That Are Easy to Sing” Vol 12, No 4-Spring ‘07

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PASTORAL MUSICIANS   “Can Catholics Sing? Depends on Where You’re Sitting,” December 21, 2007, is summarized as “Music Ministers and Parishioners Rate Parish Singing” Vol 13, No 4-Spring ‘08

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TREASURERS OF RELIGIOUS INSTITUTES  A national survey released in 1997, showing trends in the compensation of religious, summarized as “Religious Salaries Rising Slowly”  Vol. 2, No. 4-Spring ‘97

NATIONAL BLACK CATHOLIC CONGRESS  Their survey of 317 black Catholic laity, and 306 black bishops, priests, deacons, religious, and seminarians, is summarized as “Black Catholics Reject Separatism.”  Vol. 1, No. 4-Winter ‘96

NATIONAL CATHOLIC COLLEGE ADMISSION ASSOCIATION  “A Comparative Advantage Alumni Study for the National Catholic College Admission Association,” November 2006, is summarized as “Benefits of a Catholic College or University Education” Vol 12, No 4-Spring ‘07

NATIONAL CATHOLIC EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION  New Catholic Schools, 1985 to 1995, a study by Meitler Consultants, Inc., is summarized as “New Catholic Schools Helping Meet the Need.”  Vol. 3, No. 2-Fall ‘97

NATIONAL CATHOLIC EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION  Summary of statistical information about Catholic elementary and high schools during 1994-95, is summarized as “Catholic School Enrollment Up Again.”  Vol. 1, No. 2-Summer ‘95

NATIONAL CATHOLIC EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION  Summary of statistical information about Catholic elementary and high schools during 1996-97, is summarized as “Catholic School Enrollments Up Again.”  Vol. 2, No. 4-Spring ‘97

NATIONAL CATHOLIC EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION   Sustaining the Legacy: Inner-city Catholic Elementary Schools in the United States, published in 2004, is summarized in part as “Revitalizing Inner-city Catholic Schools” Vol 12, No 2-Fall ‘06

NATIONAL CATHOLIC EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION Statistics for selected years are summarized as “Frequently Requested Statistics on Catholic Schools,” Vol 16, No 2-Fall ‘10

NATIONAL CATHOLIC EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION AND THE OFFICIAL CATHOLIC DIRECTORY Statistics for selected years are summarized as “Frequently Requested Statistics on Catholic Schools,” Vol 17, No 2-Fall ‘11

NATIONAL CATHOLIC EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION AND THE OFFICIAL CATHOLIC DIRECTORY Statistics for selected years are summarized as “Frequently Requested Statistics on Catholic Schools,” Vol 18, No 2-Fall ‘13

NATIONAL CATHOLIC STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL  Annual Report for 1996, including comprehensive diocesan development survey, diocesan planned giving survey, and diocesan stewardship and development resource survey, is summarized as “Three Diocesan Level Stewardship Surveys Released by National Council.”  Vol. 2, No. 2-Fall ‘96

NATIONAL CENTER FOR EDUCATION STATISTICS “IPEDS Data Center, 2009 Total Enrollment,” is summarized as “Catholic Colleges and Universities with More Than 10,000 Students,” Vol 17, No 2-Fall ‘11

NATIONAL CENTER ON ADDICTION AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY  Key findings of their national study are summarized as “Churchgoing Teens Less Likely to Use Drugs, Alcohol,”  Vol. 4, No. 2-Fall ‘98

NATIONAL CENTER ON ADDITION AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY   So Help Me God: Substance Abuse, Religion, and Spirituality, November 2001, is summarized as “Substance Abuse Much Lower among Believers” Vol 7, No 3-Winter ‘02

NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS, COMMITTEE ON THE LAITY  Lay Ecclesial Ministry: The State of the Questions, is summarized as “Bishops’ Project Leads to Recommendations on Lay Ecclesial Ministry.”  Vol. 5, No. 3-Winter ‘00

NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS, SECRETARIAT FOR THE DIACONATE  The report on the numbers deacons ordained and in formation in 1994 is summarized as “Permanent Deacons Increased by 2.5 Percent in 1994.”  Vol. 1, No. 3-Fall ‘95

NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS, SECRETARIAT FOR THE DIACONATE  Report on the Permanent Diaconate in the United States and Its Territorial Sees as of December 31, 1996, is summarized as “The Permanent Diaconate Thrives.”  Vol. 3, No. 2-Fall 1997

NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS, SECRETARIAT FOR FAMILY, LAITY, WOMEN, AND YOUTH   Women’s Experience in Diocesan Leadership Positions, 2001, is summarized as “Women in Diocesan Leadership Positions.”  Vol 6, No 4-Spring ‘01

NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS, SECRETARIAT FOR HISPANIC AFFAIRS  Many Faces in God’s House: A Catholic Vision for the Third Millennium, 1999, is summarized as “Facts About Hispanics/Latinos in the United States.”  Vol. 5, No. 3-Winter ‘00

NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS, SECRETARIAT FOR PRO-LIFE ACTIVITIES  A survey of 1,000 registered voters, conducted by the Tarrance Group in July 1995, is summarized in part as “Americans Oppose Embryo Research” and “Americans Split on Lethal Prescriptions.”  Vol. 1, No. 2 -Summer ‘95

NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS, SECRETARIAT FOR PRO-LIFE ACTIVITIES   Poll conducted in January 1998 by Baselice & Associates is summarized as “Shifts in Catholic Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice Attitudes.”  Vol. 3, No. 4-Spring ‘98

NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS, SUBCOMMITTEE ON LAY MINISTRY  Two important surveys made public in late 1996, as part of the Leadership in Ecclesial Lay Ministry Project, are summarized as “Lay Ministry Surveys Begin Three-Year Project Funded by Lilly Endowment.”  Vol. 2, No. 3-Winter ‘97

THE NATIONAL LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE ON CHURCH MANAGEMENT “Standards for Excellence: An Ethics and Accountability Code for Parishes,” which appears on the website of the Roundtable www.catholicstandardsforexcellence.org) is summarized as “Standards for Parish Excellence,” Vol 16, No 4-Spring ‘11

NATIONAL MARRIAGE PROJECT, RUTGERS UNIVERSITY   The State of Our Unions 2007: The Social Health of Marriage in America, July 2007, is summarized as “Annual Report of Trends in Marriage and Family” Vol 13, No 3-Winter ‘08

NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER  A survey conducted by NORC for Duke Divinity School, is summarized as “Favorite Authors of Catholic Priests” Vol 9, No 4-Spring ‘04

NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER  “The Vanishing Protestant Majority,” released July 2004, available online at www.norc.org/issues, is summarized as “Protestant Percentage of U.S. Population Dropping”  Vol 10, No 2-Fall ‘04

NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO   A NORC report released on April 17, 2007 and based on information collected over almost 20 years in the General Social Survey is summarized in part as “Compared to Others, Clergy Are Most Satisfied with Work and Happiest in Life” Vol 13, No 2-Fall ‘07

NATIONAL RELIGIOUS RETIREMENT OFFICE  Retirement Fund for Religious: 1997 Annual Report, is summarized as “Funding Shortfall for Religious Retirement.”  Vol. 4, No. 3-Winter ‘99

NATIONAL RELIGIOUS RETIREMENT OFFICE   “Statistical Reports-June 2007,” is summarized as “Retirement Needs of U.S. Religious Continue” Vol 13, No 3,-Winter ‘08

NATIONAL RELIGIOUS VOCATION CONFERENCE  Surveyed member congregations on policies regarding candidates with indebtedness, the result of which is summarized as “Religious Candidates With Debts.”  Vol. 2, No. 4-Spring ‘97

NATIONAL RELIGIOUS VOCATION CONFERENCE  “VocationMatch.com Inquiries Surge 14 Percent in 2009; High Interest from Gen X and Gen Yers,” released on September 2, 2009 by the National Religion Vocation Conference, is summarized as “Men and Women Considering Religious Life Want to Wear Habit” Vol 15, No 3-Winter ‘09

NAVARRO-RIVERA, JUHEM, BARRY A. KOSMIN, AND ARIELA KEYSAR  U.S. Latino Religious Identification 1990-2008: Growth, Diversity, and Transformation, published in 2010 by Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., is summarized as “Proportion of U.S. Latino Catholics Declines from 1990” Vol 15, No 4-Spring ‘10

NEAL, DEREK  “The Effects of Catholic Secondary Schooling on Educational Achievement, published in Journal of Labor Economics for November 1, 1997, is summarized as “Bringing Out the Best in Students.”  Vol. 3, No. 2-Fall ‘97

NEWPORT, FRANK  “U.S. Catholics Vary Widely on Moral Issues,” April 8, 2005, appeared on the website of The Gallup Organization at www.gallup.org and is summarized as “Acceptability of Moral Issues Related to Mass Attendance”  Vol 11, No 2-Fall ‘05

NEWPORT, FRANK   “Just Why Do Americans Attend Church?  Those Who Don’t Attend Have Variety of Reasons for Their Behavior,” April 6, 2007, an article that appeared online at www.galluppoll.com, is summarized as “Church Attendance an International Concern” Vol 13, No 1-Summer ‘07

NEWPORT, FRANK “State of the States: Importance of Religion,” January 28, 2009, which appeared on the website of the Gallup Organization (www.gallup.com), is summarized as “Southerners More Likely to Consider Religion ‘Very Important’” Vol 15, No 1-Summer ‘09

NEWPORT, FRANK  “Religious Identity: States Differ Widely: Catholics More Prevalent in East, While Other Christians Are Concentrated in the South,” August 7, 2009, which appeared on the website of the Gallup Organization (www.gallup.com), is summarized as “Catholics Still Concentrated in New England and Middle Atlantic States” Vol 15, No 3-Winter ‘09

NEWPORT, FRANK “Americans Split on Desired Influence of Organized Religion,” February 2, 2011, which appears on the website of the Gallup Organization (www.gallup.com), is summarized as “Mixed Views on the Influence of Religion,” Vol 16, No 4-Spring ‘11

NEWPORT, FRANK “Christianity Remains Dominant Religion in the United States: Majority Still Says Religion Is Very Important in Their Lives,” December 23, 2011, which appeared on the website of the Gallup Organization, is summarized as “Three-Quarters of Americans Say They Are Christians,” Vol 17, No 4-Spring ‘12

NEWPORT, FRANK “Christianity Remains Dominant Religion in the United States: Majority Still Says Religion is Very Important in Their Lives,” December 23, 2011, which appeared on the website of the Gallup Organization, is summarized as “Most Americans Say They Are Christians,” Vol 18, No 4-Spring ‘13

NEWPORT, FRANK God is Alive and Well: The Future of Religion in America , published in 2012 by Gallup Press, is summarized as “A More Religious Future for America,” Vol 18, No 4-Spring ‘13

NEWPORT, FRANK “U.S. Catholic Hispanic Population Less Religious, Shrinking: Protestant Hispanics much more religious than those who are Catholic,” February 25, 2013, which appeared on the website of Gallup, Inc. (www.gallup.org), is summarized as “Religiosity among U.S. Hispanics,” Vol 19, No 3-Winter ‘14

NEWPORT, FRANK   “Five Key Findings on Religion in the U.S.,” December 23, 2016, which appears on the website of Gallup, Inc. (gallup.com), is summarized as “U.S. Religious Affiliation Today,” Vol 22, No 4-Spring ‘17

NEWPORT, FRANK  “Mississippi Retains Standing as Most Religious State,” February 8, 2017, which appears on the website of Gallup Inc. (gallup.com), is summarized as “Most and Least Religious States,” Vol 22, No 4-Spring ‘17

NEW YORK TIMES  Report on Catholic voting patterns, is summarized in the graphic “Catholic Congressional Voting, 1980-1994.” Vol. 1, No. 1-Spring ‘95

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OAKES, KAYA  The Nones Are Alright: A New Generation of Believers, Seekers, and Those in Between, published in 2015 by Orbis Books, is summarized as “Understanding the Religious ‘Nones’,” Vol 22, No 2-Fall ‘16

O’CONNOR, THOMAS P., ET.AL.  “Baptist, Catholic, and Methodist Teenagers Become Adults: A 24-Year Follow-up Study of Religious Behavior and Attitudes,” a paper presented at the joint convention of the Religious Research Association and the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion in November 1999, is summarized as “Young Adults Often Leave But Usually Return to the Church.”  Vol. 5, No. 3-Winter ‘00

THE OFFICIAL CATHOLIC DIRECTORY, 2003 Summarized in part as “Frequently Requested Church Statistics” and “U.S. Catholics and Permanent Deacons Increase” Vol 9, No 1-Summer ‘03, and in “Ten Most Catholic Dioceses in the United States” and “More Women Serve as Diocesan Chancellors” Vol 9, No 3-Winter ‘04

THE OFFICIAL CATHOLIC DIRECTORY, 2004   Summarized in part as  ”Frequently Requested Church Statistics” and “Increases in Ordinations, Catholic Population During Past Year” Vol 10, No 1-Summer ‘04

THE OFFICIAL CATHOLIC DIRECTORY, 2005   Summarized in part as ”Frequently Requested Church Statistics” Vol 11, No 1-Summer ‘05 and “U.S. Catholic Population Rises, Sacramental Marriages Decline” Vol 11, No 3-Winter ‘06

THE OFFICIAL CATHOLIC DIRECTORY, 2006   Summarized in part as Frequently Requested Church Statistics and “Catholic Population in the U.S., 2000-2005” Vol 12, No 1-Summer ‘06

THE OFFICIAL CATHOLIC DIRECTORY, 2007   Summarized in part as Frequently Requested Church Statisticsand “Fewer Parishes Being Entrusted to Someone Other Than a Priest” Vol 13, No 1-Summer ‘07, and “Catholic Population Moves, Leaving Parishes Behind” and “Exploring Differences in Diocesan Ordination Rates” Vol 13, No 2-Fall ‘07

THE OFFICIAL CATHOLIC DIRECTORY, 2009   Summarized in part as “Frequently Requested Church Statistics” and “U.S. Catholic Population Increases 1.5 Percent in 2008; Total Number of Parishes Declines” Vol 15, No 1-Summer ‘09

THE OFFICIAL CATHOLIC DIRECTORY, 2008, 2009, and 2010 Summarized in part as “Comparison of Diocesan Ordination Rates,” Vol 16, No 3-Winter ‘11

THE OFFICIAL CATHOLIC DIRECTORY, 2010 Summarized in part as “Frequently Requested Church Statistics,” Vol 16, No 1-Summer ‘10

THE OFFICIAL CATHOLIC DIRECTORY, 2011, 2012, and 2013 Data from these three editions of OCD were the basis for “Comparison of Diocesan Ordination Rates,” Vol 19, No 3-Winter ‘14

THE OFFICIAL CATHOLIC DIRECTORY 2015 , is summarized as “Frequently Requested Church Statistics,” Vol 21, No 1-Summer ‘15

THE OFFICIAL CATHOLIC DIRECTORY 2016, is summarized as “Frequently Requested Church Statistics,” Vol 22, No 1-Summer ‘16

THE OFFICIAL CATHOLIC DIRECTORY, 2014, 2015, and 2016  is summarized as “Comparison of Diocesan Ordination Rates,” Vol 22, No 3-Winter ‘16

THE OFFICIAL CATHOLIC DIRECTORY AND NATIONAL CATHOLIC EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION Statistics for selected years are summarized as “Frequently Requested Statistics on Catholic Schools,” Vol 19, No 2-Fall ‘13

THE OFFICIAL CATHOLIC DIRECTORY AND THE VATICAN ANNUARIUM STATISTICUM ECCLESIAE Both works were published in 2011 and are summarized in part as “Frequently Requested Church Statistics,” Vol 17-No 1-Summer ‘11

THE OFFICIAL CATHOLIC DIRECTORY AND THE VATICAN ANNUARIUM STATISTICUM ECCLESIAE Both works were published in 2012 and are summarized in part as “Frequently Requested Church Statistics,” Vol 18, No 1-Summer ‘12

THE OFFICIAL CATHOLIC DIRECTORY AND THE VATICAN ANNUARIUM STATISTICUM ECCLESIAE Both works were published in 2013 and are summarized in part as “Frequently Requested Church Statistics,” Vol 19, No 1-Summer ‘13

O’HARA, C. JOSEPH (ED.) The CARA Seminary Directory, 1995, is summarized as “CARA Seminary Directory Shows Enrollment Decline.”  Vol 1, No 1-Spring ‘95

O’HARA, C. JOSEPH   The results of recent priest population projections conducted by CARA for more than one-third of the dioceses in the United States are summarized in “CARA Priest Projections: Trend Line Down, But Some Dioceses to Increase by 2020.”  Vol. 1, No. 5-Spring ‘96

O’HARA, C. JOSEPH.  The Funding of Campus Ministry, completed by CARA for the Catholic Campus Ministry Association in April 1995, is summarized as “Pro-Life Position Backed.”  Vol 1, No 4-Winter ‘96

O’LOUGHLIN, MICHAEL “Most U.S. Dioceses Have Women in Key Posts, but Some Have None,” May 14, 2015, which appeared on the website of Crux: Covering All Things Catholic (www.cruxnow.com), is summarized as “Women in Diocesan Leadership Positions,” Vol 21, No 1-Summer ‘15

OLSON, DANIEL, AND C. KIRK HADAWAY  Religious Pluralism and Affiliation Among Canadian Counties and Cities, is summarized as “Effects of Religious Pluralism in Canada.”  Vol. 4, No. 2-Fall ‘98

OLSON, DANIEL, AND PAUL PERL  “Variations in Strictness and Religious Commitment Within and Among Five Denominations, published in Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, December 2001, is summarized as “Members’ Commitment Higher in Strict Churches” Vol 7, No 3-Winter ‘02

OSPINO, HOSFFMAN (Ed.) Hispanic Ministry in the 21st Century: Present and Future, published in 2010 by Convivium Press , is summarized as “A Comprehensive Look at the Present and Future of U.S. Hispanic Ministry,” Vol 18, No 1-Summer ‘12

OSPINO, HOSFFMAN, AND PATRICIA WEITZEL-O’NEILL  “Catholic Schools in an Increasingly Hispanic Church: A Summary Report of Findings from the National Survey of Catholic Schools Serving Hispanic Families,” published in 2016 by Boston College, which appears on the Boston College website (bc.edu) , is summarized as “Vitality in Catholic Schools Serving Hispanic Families,” Vol 22, No 2-Fall ‘16

OUR SUNDAY VISITOR   2006 Catholic Almanac is summarized in part as “Which State Has the Most Catholics?” Vol 12, No 2-Fall ‘06

OUR SUNDAY VISITOR  “The Changing Landscape of Catholicism in America,” which appeared in Our Sunday Visitor for December 11, 2016, is summarized as “Changing U.S. Catholic Population Distribution,” Vol 22, No 3-Winter ‘17

OUR SUNDAY VISITOR’S CATHOLIC ALMANAC 2009  Is summarized in part as “Eleven Catholic Universities and Colleges with More Than 10,000 Students” Vol 15, No 2-Fall ‘09

OVIEDO, LLUIS “New Forms of Consecrated Life: Rise and Fall,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of RRA/SSSR in October 2011, is summarized as “Many New Forms of Consecrated Life,” Vol 17, No 3-Winter ‘12

OWEN, MARY JANE  Information from the National Catholic Office for Persons with Disabilities is summarized as “Group Sees More Than 10 Million Catholic Disabled.”  Vol. 1, No. 3-Fall ‘95

PALACIOS, SANTIAGO SORDO, THOMAS P. GAUNT, SJ, AND MARY L. GAUTIER Population Trends among Religious Institutes of Men, a CARA Special Report released in Fall 2015 and presented at the annual meeting of the RRA/SSSR on October 25, 2015, is summarized as “Trends in U.S. Religious Institutes of Men Since 1970,” Vol 21, No 3-Winter’16

PARENTS TELEVISION COUNCIL   “Faith in a Box: Entertainment and Religion,” December 2004, available on the PTC website (www.parentstv.org), is summarized as “Religion Poorly Represented on Prime-Time Television”  Vol 10, No 4-Spring ‘05

PARFET, ROBERT, AND ROBERT J. MILLER   “Report of Parish Pastoral Planning: Recommendations for Leadership,” a paper presented at the meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific Study of Religion in October 2001, is summarized as “Planning Process Identifies Parishioner Concerns” Vol 7, No 3-Winter ‘02

PEARCE, LISA D., AND MELINDA LUNDQUIST DENTON A Faith of Their Own: Stability and Change in the Religiosity of America’s Adolescents, published in 2011 by Oxford University Press, is summarized as “Religious Change during Adolescence,” Vol 17, No 3-Winter ‘12

PERL, PAUL  CARA Catholic Poll 2001, is summarized as “Little Evidence of Switching Among Hispanic Catholics”  and “The CARA Priest Poll 2001 Reveals Priests’ Lives and Issues”   Vol 7, No 1-Summer ‘01

PERL, PAUL  “Attendance of Catholic College and Political Attitudes of U.S. Catholics,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Sociology of Religion in August 2003, is summarized as “Catholic College Education Influences Public Policy Attitudes” Vol 9, No 3-Winter ‘04

PERL, PAUL  “Social Justice Attitudes and Religious Commitment among Participants in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, “ a paper presented at the November 2005 annual meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, is summarized as “JVC Service Affects Attitudes toward Issues of Poverty and Welfare”  Vol 11, No 3-Winter ‘05

PERL, PAUL M.  “Religious Homogeneity in Catholics’ Friendships,” April 2007, unpublished paper, is summarized as “Most Catholics Have Mostly Catholic Close Friends” Vol 13, No 4-Spring ‘08

PERL, PAUL “Catholic Marriage and Participation,” a presentation for the ASR/SSSR Annual Meeting in Denver in October 2009, is summarized as “Catholic Identity Persists, Even in Catholic/Non-Catholic Marriages” Vol 15, No 3-Winter ‘09

PERL, PAUL, AND MARY E. BENDYNA, RSM   CARA Catholic Poll 2002 is summarized as “CARA Releases New Poll Results” and “Percent Catholic by Generation of Immigration to U.S.”  Vol 7, No 4-Spring ‘02

PERL, PAUL, AND MARY E. BENDYNA, RSM   CARA Lay Ecclesial Ministry Poll 2002, is summarized as “Lay Ministers Involved in Leading Prayer” Vol 8, No 1-Summer ‘02

PERL, PAUL, AND MARY E. BENDYNA, RSM  “Perceptions of Anti-Catholic Bias and Political Party Identification Among U.S. Catholics,” which appeared in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion for December 2002, Vol 44, No 4, is summarized as “Perceptions of Anti-Catholic Bias” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

PERL, PAUL, AND  MARY E. BENDYNA, RSM   Living Faith, Loving Action: Catholic Social Teaching in Catholic Secondary Schools, April 2005, a CARA study for the National Catholic Educational Association and Catholic Relief Services, is summarized as “Catholic Social Teaching in Catholic High Schools”  Vol 11, No 2-Fall ‘05

PERL, PAUL, AND MARY CHARLOTTE CHANDLER, RSCJ  In Search of Best Practices in Ministry with Gay and Lesbian Catholics: Parishes and Arch/Dioceses, June 2003, is summarized as “Best Practices in Ministry to Gay and Lesbian Catholics” Vol 9, No 1-Summer ‘03

PERL, PAUL, AND BRYAN T. FROEHLE  Exploring the Impact of Campus Ministry on Catholics in the United States, March 2002, CARA Working Paper No. 3, is summarized as “Campus Ministry Has Positive, Lifelong Effect on Faith”  Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

PERL, PAUL, AND BRYAN T. FROEHLE  Ongoing Formation Among Priests in the United States, September 2002, CARA Working Paper No. 4, is summarized as “Formation is a Life-Long Priority, Priests Say” Vol 8, No 4-Spring ‘03

PERL, PAUL, AND BRYAN T. FROEHLE   Priests in the United States: Satisfaction, Workload, and Support Structures, September 2002, CARA Working Paper No. 5, is summarized as “Despite Increased Workload, Priests Still Satisfied With Lives” Vol 8, No 3-Winter ‘03

PERL, PAUL, BRYAN T. FROEHLE, AND MARY BENDYNA, RSM  Use of the Internet and Attitudes Toward Approval of Catholic Websites: Priests and Lay Catholics, April 2001, a  CARA report for the Committee for Communications, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, is summarized as “Catholics Online for Religious Inquiry, Research.”  Vol 7, No 1-Summer ‘01

PERL, PAUL, JENNIFER Z. GREELY, AND MARK M. GRAY “How Many Hispanics are Catholic? Reviewing the Evidence,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Sociology of Religion in August 2004, is summarized as “Identifying U.S. Hispanic Catholics”  Vol 10, No 2-Fall ‘04

PERL, PAUL, AND JERRY PARK   “Friendship Ties and Theological Influence Between Catholics and Evangelicals,” published in Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion for October 2000, is summarized as “Friendship Between Catholics and Evangelicals.”  Vol 6, No 3-Winter ‘01

PERL, PAUL, AND JONATHON L. WIGGINS   “Peter, Paul, and Mary: Religious Naming Among Catholic Parents,” a CARA report presented at the annual meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Social Scientific Study of Religion in October 2001, is summarized as “Whatever Happened to Saints’ Names?”  Vol 7, No 3-Winter ‘02

PERL, PAUL, AND JONATHON L. WIGGINS   “Parish Shopping and Hopping Among U.S. Catholics,” a paper for the  joint meeting of the Religious Research Association and the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, in November 2002, is summarized as “Parish Shopping and Hopping Among U.S. Catholics”  Vol 8, No 3-Winter ‘03

PETTIT, JOSEPH  Enrollment in Catholic Higher Education in the United States: 1980 to 2000, January 2004, a report for the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, is summarized as “More Women But Fewer Hispanics in Catholic Colleges” Vol 9, No 4-Spring ‘04

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION AND PUBLIC LIFE   Poll of February 25-March 10, 2002, is summarized as “National Polls Track Clergy Scandal” Vol 8, No 1-Summer ‘02

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION AND PUBLIC LIFE  “Different Faiths, Different Messages,” on the website of the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life at www.pewforum.org, is summarized as “Religion Has Little Influence on Attitudes Toward War in Iraq” Vol 9, No 1-Summer ‘03

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE  “Religion and the Environment: Polls Show Strong Backing for Environmental Protection across Religious Groups,” published in October 2004 on the website of the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life (www.pewforum.org), is summarized as “Catholic Increasingly Favor Protecting the Environment”  Vol 10, No 4-Spring ‘05

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE  “Many Americans Uneasy with Mix of Religion and Politics: 69% Say Liberals Too Secular, 49% Say Conservatives Too Assertive,” April 24, 2006, which appeared online at www.pewforum.org, is summarized as “At the Intersection of Religion and Politics” ” Vol 12, No 2-Fall ‘06

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE  “New Congress Brings with It Religious Firsts,” released December 11, 2006 on the website of the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, is summarized as “Catholics in Congress Exceed Proportion in U.S. Population” Vol 12, No 3-Winter ‘06

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE   Spirit and Power, A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals, October 2006, a study that appeared online at pewforum.org/publications/surveys/pentecostals-06.pdf, is summarized as “‘Renewalist’ Christians in Catholic Countries” Vol 13, No 1-Summer ‘07

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE   U.S. Religious Landscape Survey, February 2008, is summarized as “CARA Reflections on the Pew Religious Landscape Survey”  Vol 13, No 4-Spring ‘08

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE   “Clinton and Giuliani Seen as Not Highly Religious; Romney’s Religion Raises Concerns: Religion in Campaign ‘08,”  a telephone survey released September 2007, is summarized as “Religion May Have Significant Effect in 2008 Election” Vol 13, No 3- Winter ‘08

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE  Religion among the Millennials: Less Religiously Active Than Older Americans, but Fairly Traditional in Other Ways, released February 10, 2010, and available on the Pew Forum website (www.pewforum.org), is summarized as “Religious Attitudes, Behaviors of Millennial Catholics Compared to Their Elders” Vol 15, No 4-Spring ‘10

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE “Many Americans Mix Multiple Faiths: Eastern, New Age Beliefs Widespread,” released December 9, 2009, and available on the Pew Forum website (www.pewforum.org), is summarized as “Some Catholics Also Attend Services of Other Religions” Vol 15, No 4-Spring ‘10

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE U.S. Religious Knowledge Survey, September 2010, which appeared on the website of The Pew Forum ((www.pewforum.org)) is summarized as “Americans Show Low Level of Religious Knowledge,” Vol 16, No 4-Spring ‘11

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE “Faith on the Hill: The Religious Composition of the 112th Congress,” January 5, 2011, which appeared on the website of The Pew Forum ((www.pewforum.org)) is summarized as “Catholics in the 112th U.S. Congress,” Vol 16, No 4-Spring ‘11

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION AND PUBLIC LIFE “Faith on the Move: The Religious Affiliation of International Migrants,” March 8, 2012, which appeared on the website of the Pew Forum (www.pewforum.org), is summarized as “Almost Half of International Migrants are Christian,” Vol 18, No 1-Summer ‘12

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION AND PUBLIC LIFE “Global Christianity: A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World’s Population,” December 19, 2011, which appeared on the website of the Pew Forum (www.pewforum.org), is summarized as “Half of Global Christian Population Is Catholic,” Vol 18, No 1-Summer ‘12

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION AND PUBLIC LIFE “’Nones’ on the Rise: One-in-Five Adults Have No Religious Affiliation,” released October 9, 2012 on the website of the Pew Forum (www.pewforum.org), is summarized as “Religious Affiliation by Age,” Vol 18, No 4-Spring ‘13

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION AND PUBLIC LIFE “Catholics’ Views of U.S. Bishops,” November 12, 2012, which appeared on the website of the Pew Forum ((www.pewforum.org)), is summarized as “U.S. Catholics Have Improved View of Bishops.” Vol 18, No 4-Spring ‘13

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE “Catholics Share Bishops’ Concerns about Religious Liberty,” August 1, 2012, which appeared on the website of The Pew Forum (www.pewforum.org), is summarized as “Most Catholics Support Bishops on Religious Liberty,” Vol 19, No 1-Summer ‘13

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE “The Religious Affiliation of U.S. Immigrants: Majority Christian, Rising Share of Other Faiths,” May 17, 2013, which appeared on the website of The Pew Forum (www.pewforum.org), is summarized as “Majority of Immigrants Are Christians,” Vol 19, No 1-Summer ‘13

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE “Abortion Viewed in Moral Terms: Fewer See Stem Cell Research and IF as Moral Issues,” August 15, 2013, which appeared on the website of The Pew Forum (www.pewforum.org), is summarized as “Half of Americans Think Abortion Morally Wrong,” Vol 19, No 2-Fall ‘13

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION AND PUBLIC LIFE “Faith on the Hill: The Religious Composition of the 113th Congress,” November 16, 2012, which appeared on the website of the Pew Forum (www.pewforum.org), is summarized as “More Catholics in 113th Congress,” Vol 18, No 3-Winter ‘13

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE “The Global Catholic Population Analysis,” February 13, 2013, which appeared on the website of The Pew Forum (www.pewforum.org), is summarized as “World Catholic Population Tripled from 1910 to 2010,” Vol 19, No 4-Spring’14

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE “Growth of the Nonreligious: Many Say Trend Is Bad for American Society,” July 2, 2013, which appeared on the website of The Pew Forum (www.pewforum.org), is summarized as “Catholics Say Growth in Non-Religious Is Bad for Society,” Vol 19, No 4-Spring ‘14

PEW FORUM ON RELIGON & PUBLIC LIFE “Public’s Views on Human Evolution,” December 30, 3013, which appeared on the website of The Pew Forum (www.pewforum.org), is summarized as “Views on Human Evolution Vary by Religion,” Vol 19, No 4-Spring’14

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE “U.S. Catholics View Pope Francis as a Change for the Better: Views of the Pope after His First Year,” March 6, 2014, which appeared on the website of The Pew Forum (www.pewforum.org) is summarized as “U.S. Catholics Favor Pope Francis and Hopeful about His Papacy,” Vol 19, No 4-Spring ‘14

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE “Six Months into Papacy, Large Majority of Catholics Continue to Express Favorable View of Pope Francis,” September 12, 2013, which appeared on the website of The Pew Forum (www.pewforum.org), is summarized as “Views of Pope Francis after Six Months,” Vol 19, No 3-Winter ‘14

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE “Few Say Religion Shapes Immigration, Environment Views,” February 17, 2010, which appeared on the website of The Pew Forum (www.pewforum.org), is summarized as “How Different U.S. Religious Groups View Immigration,” Vol 19 No 3-Winter ‘14

PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE “Public Esteem for Military Still High,” July 11, 2013, which appeared on the website of The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life (www.pewforum.org), is summarized as “Military Ahead of Clergy as Contributors to Society,” Vol 19, No 3-Winter ‘14

PEW HISPANIC CENTER  2002 National Survey of Latinos: Summary of Findings, December 2002, is summarized as “Nationality and Language Are Important Elements of Latino Identity” Vol 8, No 4-Spring ‘03

PEW HISPANIC CENTER, AND KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION  2004 National Survey of Latinos: Politics and Civic Participation, July 22, 2004, is summarized as “Latino Catholics Willing To Vote For Pro-Choice Candidates” Vol 10, No 2-Fall ‘04

PEW INTERNET AND AMERICAN LIFE PROJECT  “Faith Online: 64% of Wired Americans Have Used the Internet for Spiritual or Religious Purposes,” April 7, 2004, available at www.pewinternet.org, is summarized as “Web Surfers Looking for Religion” Vol 10, No 1-Summer ‘04

PEW RESEARCH CENTER   Generation Gap in Values, Behaviors: As Marriage and Parenthood Drift Apart, Public Is Concerned about Social Impact, released July 1, 2007, is summarized as “Fewer Americans Consider Children ‘Very Important’”  Vol 13, No 3-Winter ‘08

PEW RESEARCH CENTER “Growing Old in America: Expectations vs. Reality,” June 29, 2009, which appeared on the website of the Pew Social & Demographic Trends Project (www.pewsocialtrends.org), is summarized as “Importance of Religion Increases with Age” Vol 15, No 1-Summer ‘09

PEW RESEARCH CENTER “Barely Half of U.S. Adults Are Married—A Record Low: New Marriages Down 5 Percent from 2009 to 2010,” December 14, 2011, which appeared on the website of the Pew Research Center, is summarized as “Just Over Half of U.S. Adults Married,” Vol 17, No 4-Spring ‘12

PEW RESEARCH CENTER “Less Support for Death Penalty, Especially among Democrats: Supporters, Opponents See Risk of Executing the Innocent,” April 16, 2015, which appeared on the website of the Pew Research Center U.S. Politics and Policy (www.people-press.org), is summarized as “Fewer Favor the Death Penalty,” Vol 21, No 1-Summer ‘15

PEW RESEARCH CENTER “Catholics Divided Over Global Warming: Partisan Differences Mirror Those among General Public,” June 16, 2015, which appeared on the website of the Pew Research Center (www.pewforum.org), is summarized in “U.S. Catholic Opinion on Global Warming,” Vol 21, No 2-Fall ‘15

PEW RESEARCH CENTER “U.S. Catholics Open to Non-Traditional Families,” September 2, 2015, which appeared on the website of the Pew Research Center (www.pewforum.org), is summarized as “U.S. Catholics Accepting of Non-Traditional Families,” Vol 21, No 4-Spring ‘16

PEW RESEARCH CENTER “U.S. Public Becoming Less Religious: Modest Drop in Overall Rates of Belief and Practice, but Religiously Affiliated Americans Are as Observant as Before,” November 3, 2015, which appeared on the website of the Pew Research Center (www.pewforum.org), is summarized as “A Quarter of Americans Overall Belong to No Faith Group,” Vol 21, No 3-Winter ’16 and “Americans Less Religious; Churchgoers Remain Observant,” Vol 21, No 4-Spring ‘16

PEW RESEARCH CENTER  “The Gender Gap in Religion around the World: Women Are Generally More Religious than Men, Particularly among Christians” March 22, 2016, which appears on the website of the Pew Research Center (pewforum.org), is summarized as “Christian Women Generally More Religious Then Men,” Vol 22, No 1-Summer ‘16

PEW RESEARCH CENTER  “Religion in Everyday Life,” April 12, 2016, which appears on the website of the Pew Research Center (pewforum.org) is summarized as “Highly Religious People Are Happier and More Involved,” Vol 22, No 2-Fall ‘16

PEW RESEARCH CENTER   “Americans Express Increasingly Warm Feelings toward Religious Groups: Catholics Continue to Receive Warmest Ratings, Atheists and Muslims from Cool to Neutral,” which appears on the website of the Pew Research Center (pewforum.org), is summarized as “Americans Have Warm Feelings toward Catholics,” Vol 22, No 4-Spring ‘17

PEW RESEARCH CENTER  “One-in-Five U.S. Adults Were Raised in Religiously Mixed Homes: A Closer Look at Religious Mixing in American Families,” October 2, 2016, which appears on the website of the Pew Research Center (pewforum.org), is summarized as “Children Raised by Catholic Parents More Likely to Stay Catholic, Vol 22, No 3-Winter ‘17

PEW RESEARCH CENTER AND PEW FORUM ON RELIGION AND PUBLIC LIFE  “Views of Muslim-Americans Hold Steady After London Bombings,” reporting a survey of Americans in 2005 and available online at www.pewforum.org, is summarized as “Fewer Americans Think Islam Inspires Violence”  Vol 11, No 3-Winter ‘06

THE PEW RESEARCH CENTER FOR THE PEOPLE AND THE PRESS  Faith-Based Funding Backed, but Church-State Doubts Abound, April 2001, a study for the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, is summarized as “Attitudes Mixed on Church/State Funding” Vol 7, No 1-Summer ‘01

PEW RESEARCH CENTER FOR THE PEOPLE AND THE PRESS   Among Wealthy Nations … U.S. Stands Alone In Its Embrace of Religion, December 19, 2002, is summarized as “U.S. Embrace of Religion Exceptional Among Developed Nations” Vol 8, No 4-Spring ‘03

PEW RESEARCH CENTER FOR PEOPLE AND THE PRESS  Religion and Politics: Contention and Consensus, July 24, 2003, is summarized as “Attitudes on Public Policy Issues Differ By Religion” Vol 9, No 2- Fall ‘03

PEW RESEARCH CENTER FOR PEOPLE AND THE PRESS  Their survey on end-of-life issues, released January 5, 2006, is summarized as “Most Catholics Think Patients Should Decide End-of-Life Issues”  Vol 11, No 4-Spring ‘06

PEW RESEARCH CENTER FOR THE PEOPLE AND THE PRESS  “America’s Place in the World 2005,” released October, 2005, is summarized as “Catholics Consider Torture Justified in Some Circumstances”  Vol 12, No 1-Summer ‘06

PEW RESEARCH CENTER FOR THE PEOPLE AND THE PRESS “The Generation Gap and the 2012 Election: Angry Silents, Disengaged Millennials,” November 3, 2011, which appeared on the website of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press, is summarized as “Nation’s Race and Ethnicity in 2011,” Vol 18, Nov 3-Winter ‘13

PEW RESEARCH CENTER FOR THE PEOPLE AND THE PRESS, AND THE PEW FORUM ON RELIGION AND PUBLIC LIFE  Americans Struggle with Religion’s Role at Home and Abroad, March 20, 2002, is summarized as “Attitudes Toward Role of Religion” Vol 8, No 1-Summer ‘02

PEW RESEARCH CENTER FOR PEOPLE AND THE PRESS AND PEW FORUM ON RELIGION AND PUBLIC LIFE  Their survey of 2000 U.S. adults on the creation of life is summarized as “Most Catholics Believe in Some Form of Evolution” Vol 11, No 4-Spring ‘06

PEW RESEARCH CENTER FOR THE PEOPLE & THE PRESS, AND PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE   “Benedict XVI Viewed Favorably but Faulted on Religious Outreach; Public Expresses Mixed Views of Islam, Mormonism,” released September 25, 2007, is summarized as “Opinions on Pope Benedict, Islam, and Mormonism” Vol 13, No 3-Winter ‘08

PEW RESEARCH CENTER RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE “The Future of World Religions: Population Growth Projections, 2015-2050: Why Muslims Are Rising Fastest and the Unaffiliated Are Shrinking as a Share of the World’s Population,” April 2, 2015, which appeared on the website of Pew Research Center Religion and Public Life (www.pewforum.org), is summarized as “Muslim Numbers May Equal Christians by 2050,” Vol 21, No 1, Summer ‘15

PEW RESEARCH CENTER RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE  “Choosing a New Church or House of Worship: Americans Look for Good Sermons, Warm Welcome,” [date], which appears on the website of the Pew Research Center Religion & Public Life (pewforum.org), is summarized as “Americans Look for Good Sermons and Warm Welcome,” Vol 22, No 2-Fall ‘16

PEW SOCIAL TRENDS STAFF “The Decline of Marriage and Rise of New Families,” November 18, 2010, which appeared on the website of the Pew Research Center (pewsocialtrends.org) , is summarized as “Religiosity Linked to Views on the Family,” Vol 16, No 3-Winter ’11

PEYROT, MARK, AND FRANCIS M. SWEENEY   “Determinants of Parishioner Satisfaction Among Practicing Catholics,” published in Sociology of Religion, Summer 2000, is summarized as “Parish Satisfaction in Urban Congregations.”  Vol 6, No 2-Fall ‘00

PHILIBERT, PAUL J., OP  Stewards of God’s Mysteries: Priestly Spirituality in a Changing Church, published in 2004 by Liturgical Press, is summarized as “Spirituality Central to Success in Today’s Priesthood”  Vol 10, No 2-Fall ‘04

PHILIBERT, PAUL J., OP  The Priesthood of the Faithful: Key to a Living Church, published in 2005 by Liturgical Press, is summarized as “Theology of the Priesthood of the Baptized” Vol 11, No 2-Fall ‘05

PHILIP, ROSEMARY  “HIV/AIDS Education in Catholic Contexts: Results of a Qualitative Youth Survey,” reporting the results of a poll taken at the National Catholic Youth Conference in Houston in Fall 2003, is reported as “Youth Want Church Involvement in HIV/AIDS Education” Vol 10, No 1-Summer ‘04

PIACENZA, JOANNA AND ROBERT P. JONES “Five Facts on Catholics and Climate Change,” June 10, 2015, which appeared on the website of the Public Religion Research Institute (www.publicreligion.org) is summarized in “U.S. Catholic Opinion on Global Warming,” Vol 21, No 2-Fall ‘15

PIACENZA, JOANNA, AND ROBERT P. JONES “The Top Two Religious Groups That Dominate American Cities,” August 3, 2015, which appeared on the website of the Public Religion Research Center (www.publicreligion.org) is summarized as “Catholics Dominant in Half of 30 Major U.S. Metro Areas,” Vol 21, No 2-Fall ‘15

POGORELC, ANTHONY J. “Translations of the Mass: Findings from a Comparison of Old and New,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of RRA/SSSR in Phoenix in November 2012, is summarized as “Most Catholics Accept New Mass Translations,” Vol 18, No 3-Winter ‘13

POGORELC, ANTHONY J., AND JAMES D. DAVIDSON   “American Catholics: One Church, Two Cultures?” published in Review of Religious Research, December 2000, is summarized as “Most Catholics Lie Between ‘Traditional’ and ‘Progressive.”  Vol 6, No 4-Spring ‘01

POND, ALLISON, AND GREG SMITH  “The Zeal of the Convert: Is It the Real Deal?,” October 28, 2009, which appeared on the website of the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life (www.pewforum.org) is summarized as “Converts More Religious than Those Born in the Faith” Vol 15, No 3-Winter ‘09

POPENOE, DAVID, AND BARBARA DAFOE WHITEHEAD  The State of Our Unions 2004, the annual report of The National Marriage Project at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is summarized as “Background Characteristics Related to Risk of Divorce”  Vol 10, No 2-Fall ‘04

POTVIN, RAYMOND, CHE-FU LEE, EUGENE HEMRICK, AND H. RICHARD McCORD  The Changing American Family, published by the Committee on Marriage and Family of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops is summarized as “Study Finds Catholic Family Differences Disappearing.”  Vol. 1, No. 2-Summer ‘95

PRINCETON RELIGION RESEARCH CENTER  Survey of public attitudes toward selected national institutions, reported in Emerging Trends for September 1997, is summarized as “Public Confidence in Organized Religion.”  Vol. 3, No. 3-Winter ‘98

THE PRINCETON REVIEW  The Best 371 Colleges, July 2009, is summarized in part as “Five Catholic Schools among the 20 ‘Most Religious Colleges’” Vol 15, No 2-Fall ‘09

PROVOST, JAMES H.  An international summary of Catholic parishes without a resident pastor, based on information in the Vatican’s Statistical Yearbook of the Church, 1993, is summarized as “Worldwide Parishes Without Resident Pastors.”  Vol. 2, No. 4-Spring ‘97

PUBLIC RELIGION RESEARCH INSTITUTE “Survey: Plurality of Americans Believe Capitalism at Odds with Christian Values,” April 20, 2011, which appeared on the website of the Public Religion Research Institute, is summarized as “Does Capitalism Conflict with Christian Values?” Vol 17, No 1-Summer ‘11

PUBLIC RELIGION RESEARCH INSTITUTE “More Americans Say Financial Misconduct by Elected Officials Is a Very Serious Moral Problem Than Say Sexual Misconduct,” June 22, 2011, which appeared on the website of the Public Religion Research Institute, is summarized as “Moral Standards for Elected Officials,” Vol 17, No 2-Fall ‘11

PUBLIC RELIGION RESEARCH INSTITUTE “Research Note: Overwhelming Support for Increasing the Minimum Wage,” November 4, 2011, which appeared on the website of the Public Religion Research Institute, is summarized as “Most Catholics Favor Increasing Minimum Wage,” Vol 17, No 4-Spring ‘12

PUBLIC RELIGION RESEARCH INSTITUTE A Generation in Transition: Religion, Values, and Politics among College-Age Millennials , April 19, 2012, which appeared on the PRRI website, is summarized as “Understanding the Millennial Generation,” Vol 18, No 2-Fall ‘12

PUBLIC RELIGION RESEARCH INSTITUTE Survey: Few Americans Use Social Media to Connect with Their Faith Communities , August 2, 2012, which appeared on the PRRI website, is summarized as “Use of Social Media for Religion,” Vol 18, No 2-Fall ‘12

PUBLIC RELIGION RESEARCH INSTITUTE “Anxiety, Nostalgia, and Mistrust of Findings from the 2015 American Values Survey,” November 17, 2015, which appeared on the website of the Public Religion Research Institute (www.publicreligion.org/research/2015), is summarized as “Most Catholics Think America’s Best Days Are Ahead,” Vol 21, No 4-Spring ‘16

PUBLIC RELIGION RESEARCH INSTITUTE  “Survey–How Americans View Immigrants, and What They Want from Immigration Reform: Findings from the 2015 American Values Atlas,” March 29, 2016, which appears on the website of the Public Religion Research Institute (publicreligion.org), is summarized as “White Christians Ambivalent about Immigrants,” Vol 22, No 1-Summer ‘16

PUTNAM, ROBERT D., AND DAVID E. CAMPBELL American Grace: How Religion Divides and United Us , published in 2010 by Simon & Schuster, is summarized as “Religious Fluidity Key to Understanding U.S. Religious Scene,” Vol 16, No 3-Winter ‘11

QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY “Romney Leads GOP Pack, Runs Best against Obama, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Mormons Near Bottom of Voter Comfort Scale,” June 8, 2011, which appeared on the website of Quinnipiac University, is summarized as “Voters Comfortable with Catholic Presidential Candidates,” Vol 17, No 1-Summer ‘11

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RAUSCH, THOMAS P., SJ  Being Catholic in a Culture of Choice, published in 2006 by Liturgical Press, is summarized as “Seeking the Outlines of the Church of Tomorrow” Vol 13, No 2-Fall ‘07

RAWLYK, GEORGE A.  A study by the Angus Reed Group of Canada, that examines recent shifts in religious affiliation and practice, is summarized as “Religion in Canada: Most Believe, Few Attend.”  Vol. 1, No. 5-Spring ‘96

REARDON, SEAN F., AND JOHN T. YUN   Private School Racial Enrollments and Segregation, released on June 26, 2002 by The Civil Rights Project, Harvard University, is summarized as “Racial Mix in Catholic Schools Criticized” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

RECKER, TIMOTHY T., AND DEAN R. HOGE.  Class of 1999: Priests for the Third Millennium, a report on a survey of priestly ordinations for the Committee on Vocations of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops, is summarized as “New Priests Reflect Increasing Diversity.”  Vol. 5, No. 1-Summer ‘99

REID, BARBARA, AND LESLIE HOPPE  Preaching from the Scriptures: New Directions for Preparing Preachers, published by the Catholic Theological Union, is summarized as “Study Calls for High Quality, Scripture-Based Preaching.”  Vol. 4, No. 2-Fall ‘98

REID, STEPHEN, ROBERT DIXON, AND NOEL CONNOLLY See I Am Doing a New Thing! A Report on the 2009 Survey of Catholic Religious Institutes in Australia, published May 31, 2010 by Catholic Religious Australia, Australian Conference of Leaders of Religious Institutes, is summarized as “Religious Life and Ministry in Australia,” Vol 16, No 3-Winter ‘11

RELIGIOUS NEWS SERVICE  Reported a study discussed in Gallup’s Emerging Trends newsletter, which is summarized as “U.S. Religious Attitudes Unchanged.”  Vol. 3, No. 1-Summer ‘97

REXHAUSEN, JEFF  “Five Dioceses Recognized for Effective Planning Efforts,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Conference for Pastoral Planning and Council Development in April 2002, is summarized as “Diocesan Planning for Parish Reorganization” Vol 9, No 1-Summer ‘03

REXHAUSEN, JEFF, MICHAEL CIESLAK, MARY L. GAUTIER, AND ROBERT J. MILLER  A National Study of Recent Diocesan Efforts at Parish Reorganization in the United States: Pathways for the Church of the 21st Century, June 2004, a collaborative research project of CARA and the Conference for Pastoral Planning and Council Development, is summarized as “Parishes Without a Resident Priest Pastor Increase” Vol 10, No 2-Fall ‘04

REXHAUSEN, JEFF, MARY GAUTIER, MICHAEL CIESLAK, AND ROBERT MILLER  Pathways for the Church of the 21st Century: New Directions for Diocesan Leaders, New Challenges for Pastoral Leaders, February 2004, is summarized as “Diocesan Experiences in Parish Restructuring” Vol 9, No 4-Spring ‘04

RILEY, NAOMI SCHAEFER ‘Til Faith Do Us Part: How Interfaith Marriage Is Transforming America, published in 2013 by Oxford University Press, is summarized as “When Two Faiths Wed,” Vol 19, No 2-Fall ‘13

ROBERTS, TOM The Emerging Catholic Church: A Community’s Search for Itself, published in 2011 by Orbis Books, is summarized as “The Emerging U.S. Catholic Church,” Vol 18, No 2-Fall ‘12

ROGERS, MELISSA, AND ANDREW KOHUT  Religion More Prominent, Muslim-American Americans More Accepted, from a mid-November 2001 poll by the Pew Research Center, is summarized as “Americans’ Opinions of Muslims Have Improved Since the Attacks” Vol 7, No 3-Winter ‘02

RONSVALLE, JOHN AND SYLVIA  Behind the Stained Glass Windows: Money Dynamics in the Church, published by Baker Books,  is summarized in “Attitudes are Key in Church Giving and Receiving.”  Vol. 2, No. 4-Spring ‘97

RONSVALLE, JOHN AND SYLVIA   The State of Church Giving Through 2005, a report released October 2007 by Empty Tomb, is summarized as “South Leads in Charitable and Religious Giving” Vol 3, No 3-Winter ‘08

ROPER CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT  Survey on church teaching and religious practices for the Catholic World Report, January-February 1997, is summarized as “National Religious Attitudes Survey.”  Vol. 2, No. 4-Spring ‘97

ROSSETTI, STEPHEN  “Post-Crisis Morale Among Priests,” appeared in America for September 13, 2004, and is summarized as “Priests Satisfied With Ministry But Worry About Morale”  Vol 10, No 2-Fall ‘04

ROSSETTI, STEPHEN J.   The Joy of Priesthood, published in 2005 by Ava Maria Press, is summarized as “U.S. Priests’ Morale Remains High”  Vol 11, No 3-Winter ‘06

ROSSETTI, STEPHEN J. Why Priests Are Happy: A Study of the Psychological and Spiritual Health of Priests , published in 2011 by Ava Maria Press, is summarized as “Priests are Happy,” Vol 17, No 2-Fall ‘11

ROTEN, JOHANN G.  Two studies on the teaching and acceptance of Mary, based on surveys of high school and college students at Marianist schools, published in Marian Studies, Vol. XLV: 152-249, are summarized as “Youth Continue to Revere Mary, Studies Confirm.”  Vol. 2, No. 1-Summer ‘96

ROVERS, MARTIN  “Who’s in the Seminary?” described in Church for Fall 1996, is summarized as “Canadian Seminary Student Profile.”  Vol. 2, No. 2-Fall ‘96
RYSCAVAGE, RICHARD, SJ Immigrant Student National Position Paper: A Study Funded by the Ford Foundation, January 2013, a study of undocumented students at 28 Jesuit colleges by the Center for Faith and Public Life at Fairfield University, is summarized as ”Catholic College Education for Undocumented Students,” Vol 19, No 2-Fall ‘13

SAAD, LYDIA “U.S. Confidence in Organized Religion at Low Point: Catholics’ Confidence Remains Significantly Lower than Protestants,” July 12, 2012, which appeared on the website of the Gallup Organization, is summarized as “Confidence in Organized Religion Continues to Fall,” Vol 18, No 3-Winter ‘13

SAAD, LYDIA “Confidence in Religion at New Low, but Not among Catholics,” June 17, 2015, which appeared on the website of Gallup Inc. (www.gallup.com), is summarized as “Catholics’ Confidence in Religion Improving,” Vol 21, No 2-Fall ‘15

SAAD, LINDA  “Five Insights into U.S. Parents’ Satisfaction with Education,” August 25, 2016, which appears on the website of Gallup, Inc. (gallup.com) is summarized as “Private (and Parochial) Schools Score Higher in Parent Satisfaction,” Vol 22, No 2-Fall ‘16

SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY POLLING INSTITUTE “Majority Of Americans Say Religious History Should Be Taught In Public Schools And Included In Textbooks According To National Poll” is summarized as “Americans Support Religious History in Public Schools” Vol 12, No 1-Summer ‘06

SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY POLLING INSTITUTE   “National Poll: May 2007: What Role Religion May Play in the 2008 Elections: National Issues of Concern,” released June 14, 2007, is summarized as “Religion May Have Significant Effect in 2008 Election” Vol 13, No 3- Winter ‘08

SAINT ANTHONY MESSENGER  A reader survey of favorite hymns is summarized as “What They’re Singing”  Vol. 1, No. 5-Spring ‘96

SANDSTROM, ALEKSANDRA  “Faith on the Hill: the Religious Composition of the 115th Congress,” January 2, 2017, which appears on the website of the Pew Research Center (pewforum.org), is summarized as “Catholics in the Leadership of the Federal Government,” Vol 22, No 4-Spring ‘17

SAUNDERS, CAROLYNE, THOMAS P. GAUNT, SJ, AND EVA C. COLL Volunteer Introspective: A Survey of Former Volunteers of the Catholic Volunteer Network, November 2013, a CARA study for the Catholic Volunteer Network, is summarized as “Catholic Volunteers ‘Transformed’ by Year of Service,” Vol 19, No 3-Winter ‘14

SCALON, MARIA CELI, AND ANDREW M. GREELEY “Catholics and Protestants in Brazil,” which appeared in America for August 2003, is summarized as “Religious Change in Brazil” Vol 9, No 2-Fall ‘03

SCALONE, JONATHAN M.  Pastor Placement Policies in Roman Catholic Dioceses Throughout the United States, presented to the Diocese of Fort Worth, is summarized in “Wide Variance in Diocesan Policies on Pastor Assignment.”  Vol. 4, No. 2-Fall ‘98

SCHEETS, FRANCIS KELLY, OSC  “Is the Sunday Collection in Trouble?,” published in America for July 15, 1995, is summarized as “Study Finds Increase in Sunday Collections.”  Vol. 1, No. 2-Summer ‘95

SCHEETS, FRANCIS KELLY, OSC   “How Parishes are Managed: The Parish As a Social System,” which appears in Church magazine for Fall 2001, is summarized as “Four Keys To Successful Parish Management” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

SCHEETS, FRANCIS KELLY, OSC  Survey of Priests 2002: A Report to the Presbyteral Council, Archdiocese of Detroit, is summarized as “Detroit Archdiocese Examines Priests’ Attitudes Toward Change” Vol 9, No 1-Summer ‘03

SCHUMAN, SAMUEL Seeing the Light: Religious Colleges in Twenty-First Century America , published in 2009 by Johns Hopkins University Press, is summarized as “Three Models of Catholic Higher Education,” Vol 16, No 2-Fall ‘10

SCHUTH, KATARINA, OSF “We Praise You with Greater Joy than Ever,” a presentation on October 7, 2009 to the annual meeting of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions, is summarized as “Seminary Preparation for High Quality Liturgy,” Vol 16, No 4-Spring ‘11

SCHEXNAYDER, JAMES A. Setting the Table: Preparing Catholic Parishes to Welcome Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People and Their Families , published in 2011 by the Catholic Association for Lesbian and Gay Ministry, is summarized as “Ministry to Gay and Lesbian People and Their Families,” Vol 18, No 1-Summer ‘12

SCHOENHERR, RICHARD A.  Goodbye Father: The Celibate Male Priesthood and the Future of the Catholic Church, Oxford University Press, 2002, is summarized as “Schoenherr Argues for More Inclusive Clergy” Vol 8, No 4-Spring ‘03

SCHMALZBAUER, JOHN   “Catholics and Evangelicals in the “Knowledge Professions”: From the Margins to the Mainstream,” presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association  in August 2000, is summarized as “Catholics and Evangelicals Emerge in U.S. Intellectual Life.”  Vol 6, No 3-Winter ‘01

SCHNALL, ELIEZER, ET.AL. “Psychological and Social Characteristics Associated with Religiosity in Women’s Health Initiative Participants,” which appeared in the Journal of Religion and Health (2012) 51: 20-31, is summarized as “Church Attending Women More Optimistic,” Vol 17, No 4-Spring ‘12

SCHNEIDERS, SANDRA M., IHM   Finding the Treasure, published in 2000 by Paulist Press, is summarized as “Redefining Religious Life Today.”  Vol 6, No 2-Fall ‘00

SCHUTH, KATARINA, OSF  “The Intellectual Life as a Value for Women Religious in the United States,” published in Women Religious and the Intellectual Life, 1996, is summarized as “The Intellectual Life of Women Religious.”  Vol. 2, No. 1-Summer ‘96

SCHUTH, KATARINA, OSF  Seminaries, Theologates, and the Future of Church Ministry, published by The Liturgical Press in 1999, is summarized as “Seminary Programs Advance, Some Student-Based Problems.”  Vol. 5, No. 4-Spring ‘00

SCHUTH, KATARINA, OSF  “A View of the State of the Priesthood in the United States,” a paper published in Louvain Studies, Vol. 30, issue 1-2, Spring-Summer ‘05, is summarized as “Priesthood Today and into the Future”  Vol. 11, No 1, Summer ‘05

SCHUTH, KATARINA, OSF  “Pre-Theology Programs 2004-05: An Overview,” is summarized as “Seminary Expert Evaluates Pre-Theology Programs” Vol 12, No 1-Summer ‘06

SCHUTH, KATARINA, OSF, Ph.D.   Priestly Ministry in Multiple Parishes, published in 2006 by Liturgical Press, is summarized as “Experiences, Rewards of Pastors in Clustered Parishes” Vol 12, No 4-Spring 2007

SCHUTH, KATARINA, OSF “Liturgical Formation with Zeal and Patience: ‘We Praise You with Greater Joy Than Ever’,” which appeared in Seminary Journal for Winter 2011, published in December 2012 by the Seminary Department, National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Liturgy Now a Larger Part of Seminary Formation,” Vol 18, No 4-Spring ‘13

SCHUTH, KATARINA, OSF   Seminary Formation: Recent History—Current Circumstances—New Directions, published in 2016 by Liturgical Press, is summarized as “Update on U.S. Seminaries Today,” Vol 22, No 3-Winter ‘17

SHERKAT, DARREN   “African American Religious Affiliation in the Late 20th Century: Trends, Cohort Variations, and Patterns of Switching, 1973-1998,” presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion in October 2000 is summarized as “African Americans Tend to Stay Catholic.”  Vol 6, No 3-Winter ‘01

SIKKINK, DAVID, AND EDWIN I. HERNANDEZ Religion Matters: Predicting Schooling Success Among Latino Youth, January 2003, No. 1 in the Interim Reports series of the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, is summarized as “Family Religiosity Important to Latino School Success” Vol 9, No 3-Winter ‘04

SIMON, WILLIAM E., JR.  Great Catholic Parishes: How Four Essential Practices Make them Thrive, published in 2016 by Ava Maria Press, is summarized as “How to Create and Maintain a Great Parish,” Vol 22, No 4-Spring’19

SKIRBEKK, VEGARD, ERIC KAUFMANN AND ANNE GOUJON “Secularism, Fundamentalism, or Catholicism? The Religious Composition of the United States in 2043,” which appeared in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion (Vol 49, No 2) for June 2010, is summarized as “Catholic Share of U.S. Population Likely to Increase,” Vol 16, No 3-Winter ‘11

SMITH, BUSTER G., AND RODNEY STARK “Religious Attendance Relates to Generosity Worldwide: Religious and Secular More Charitable If They Attend Services,” September 4, 2009, which appeared on the website of the Gallup Organization (www.gallup.com) is summarized as “Religious Participation Promotes Generosity Worldwide” Vol 15, No 3-Winter ‘09

SMITH, CHRISTIAN, MICHAEL EMERSON, SALLY GALLAGHER, PAUL KENNEDY, AND DAVID SIKKINK  American Evangelicalism: Embattled and Thriving, published by the University of Chicago Press in 1998, is summarized as “Study Reveals that Catholics Trail Evangelicals in Church Belief, Behavior.”  Vol. 5, No. 2-Fall ‘99

SMITH, CHRISTIAN, ROBERT FARRIS, AND MELINDA LUNDQUIST DENTON  Are American Youth Alienated from Organized Religion?, Research Report No. 6, published in 2004 by the National Study of Youth and Religion at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, is summarized as “Most Teens Not Alienated from Organized Religion” Vol 11, No 4-Spring ‘06

SMITH, CHRISTIAN, AND PHILLIP KIM  Family Religious Involvement and the Quality of Family Relationships for Early Adolescents, from the National Study of Youth and Religion, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is summarized as “Benefits for Teens in Religiously
Involved Families” Vol 9, No 1-Summer ‘03 and “Family Religious Involvement Improves Parental Relationships” Vol 9, No 3-Winter ‘04

SMITH, CHRISTIAN, WITH MELINDA LUNDQUIST DENTON   Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers, published in 2005 by Oxford University Press, is summarized as “Catholic Youth Lag Behind Other Christian Teenagers on Some Measures of Religion and Spirituality”  Vol 11, No 2-Fall 2005

SMITH, CHRISTIAN, MARK REGNERUS, AND DAVID SIKKINK  “Who Gives to the Poor? The Influence of Religious Tradition and Political Location on the Personal Generosity of Americans Toward the Poor,” published in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion for September 1998, is summarized as “Religion Matters in Giving to the Needy.” Vol. 4, No. 4-Spring ‘99

SMITH, CHRISTIAN, WITH PATRICIA SNELL Souls in Transition: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of Emerging Adults , published in 2010 by Oxford University Press, is summarized as “’Emerging Adults’ Present Significant Religious Challenges,” Vol 16, No 2-Fall ‘10

SMITH, GREGORY A., “Attitudes Toward Immigration: In the Pulpit and the Pew,” released April 26, 2006 by the Pew Research Center, is summarized as “Mass Attendance Affects Views on Immigration Policy”  Vol 12, No 1-Summer ‘06

SMITH, TOM  Data from the 1998 General Social Survey, National Opinion Research Center, University of Chicago, is summarized as “New Research on Catholic Attitudes.”  Vol. 4, No. 4-Spring ‘99

SMITH, TOM W. “Beliefs in God across Time and Countries,” April 18, 2012, which appeared on the website of the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago, is summarized as “U.S. among Top Countries in Strong Belief in God,” Vol 18, No 1-Summer ‘12

SMITH, TOM W., AND SEOKHO KIM  “The Vanishing Protestant Majority” appeared in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion for June 2005 and is summarized as “United States May No Longer Be a Majority-Protestant Nation”  Vol 11, No 3-Winter ‘05

SMITH, WILLIAM L.  “Irish Priests and American Catholicism: A Match Made in Heaven,” from Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, Vol. 9, 1998, is summarized as “Irish-Born Priests Struggle with Culture, Identity.”  Vol. 4, No. 3-Winter ‘99

STARK, RODNEY  “Catholic Contexts: Competition, Commitment, and Innovation,” published in Review of Religious Research for March 1998, is summarized as “Religious Competition Improves Commitment and Innovation in the U.S. Catholic Church.”  Vol. 3, No. 4-Spring ‘98

STARK, RODNEY   Bearing False Witness: Debunking Centuries of Anti-Catholic History, published in 2016 by Templeton Press, is summarized as “Correcting Popular Myths about the Catholic Church,” Vol 22, No 4-Spring ‘17

STARK, RODNEY, AND ROGER FINKE  “Catholic Religious Vocations: Decline and Revival,” published in Review of Religious Research, December 2000, is summarized as “Shift in Cost/Benefit Ratio Results in Declining Vocations” Vol 7, No 1-Summer ‘01

STARKS, BRIAN, “Exploring Religious Self-Identification among U.S. Catholics: Traditionals, Moderates, and Liberals,” which appeared in Sociology of Religion for Spring 2013 (Vol 74, No 1), is summarized as “Who Is a Traditional, Moderate, or Liberal Catholic?” Vol 19, No 1-Summer ‘13

STARKS, BRIAN “Vatican II vs. NE Styles of Leadership in Religious Education,” a paper presented at the annual RRA/SSSR meeting during October 23-25, 2015, is summarized as “Changing Ecclesiology among Religious Educators?” Vol 21, No 3-Winter ‘16

STARKS, BRIAN, JESSICA HAMAR MARTINEZ, AND EDWIN HERNANDEZ “Meeting the Needs of Latinos: Exploring Programs and Services Across Religious Traditions,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Social Scientific Study of Religion, in Boston in November 2013, is summarized as “Member Services in Chicago Latino Congregations,” Vol l9, No 3-Winter ‘14

STARKS, BRIAN, AND CHRISTIAN SMITH Unleashing Catholic Generosity: Explaining the Catholic Giving Gap in the United States, published in 2013 by the Institute for Church Life, University of Notre Dame, is summarized as “Emphasis on Mission and Vision Key to Parish Giving,” Vol 19, No 1-Summer ‘13

STATISTICAL YEARBOOK OF THE CHURCH, 1995  Includes international church data collected from 2,700 dioceses and 5,000 religion orders, summarized in part as “Worldwide Catholic Total Approaches One Billion.”  Vol. 3, No. 2-Fall ‘97

STATISTICAL YEARBOOK OF THE CHURCH, 1998.  Includes international church data collected from 3,213 dioceses and 5,000 religious orders, is summarized in part as “Worldwide Catholic Church Membership.”  Vol 6, No 1-Summer ‘00

STATISTICAL YEARBOOK OF THE CHURCH, 1999   Is summarized as “Worldwide Catholic Total Increases” Vol 7, No 1-Summer ‘01

STATISTICAL YEARBOOK OF THE CHURCH, 2000  Updated through December 31, 2000 and released by the Vatican in May 2002, is summarized as “Increases in Catholic Population and Priests, Especially in Africa, but Priest-to-Parishioner Ratio Declines” Vol 8, No 1-Summer ‘02

STATISTICAL YEARBOOK OF THE CHURCH, 2001   Summarized in part as “Growth in World’s Catholic Population in Reign of Pope John Paul II” Vol 9, No 1-Summer ‘03

STEVENS-ARROYO, ANTHONY M. The National Survey of Leadership in Latino Parishes and Congregations, 2002, a study for the Program for the Analysis of Religion Among Latinos/as (PARAL), is summarized as  “Latino Christian Faith Communities Growing in Number and Diversity” Vol 8, No 4-Spring ‘03 and  “Characteristics of Latino Lay Ministers” Vol 9, No 4-Spring ‘04

STEWART, J. LAWRENCE PUENTES, INC. Survey of Diocesan Directors of Hispanic Ministry, prepared for the meeting of the National Catholic Association of Diocesan Directors of Hispanic Ministry on May 31, 2001, is summarized as “Survey Profiles Diocesan Directors of Hispanic Ministry” Vol 7, No 1-Summer ‘01

STILLWELL, VIRGINIA   Priestless Parishes: The Baptized Leading the Baptized, Thomas More Publishing, 2002, is summarized as “Lay Catholics Leading Parishes” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

SULLINS, D. PAUL  “The Difference Catholic Makes: Catholic Faculty and Catholic Identity,”appeared in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Vol 43, No 1, March 2004, and is summarized as “Catholic Faculty Concentration Influences Catholic Identity”  Vol 10, No 2-Fall ‘04

SULLINS, D. PAUL Keeping the Vow: The Untold Story of Married Catholic Priests, published in 2015 by Oxford University Press, is summarized as “From Protestant Minister to Catholic Priest,” Vol 21, No 4-Spring ‘16

SURO, ROBERT and LUIS LUGO   Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion, a report published by the Pew Hispanic Center in April 2007, appeared online at pewhispanic.org/reports/report.php?ReportID=75, and is summarized as “Hispanics Transforming U.S. Religion” Vol 13, No 1-Summer ‘07

SURO, ROBERTO, AND JEFFREY S. PASSEL The Rise of the Second Generation: Changing Patterns in Hispanic Population Growth, October 2003, published by the Pew Hispanic Center, is summarized as “U.S. Hispanic Births Outpace Gains Through Immigration” Vol 9, No 3-Winter ‘04

SWEETSER, THOMAS P., SJ   The Parish as Covenant: A Call to Pastoral Partnership, Sheed & Ward, 2001, is summarized as “Focus on Pastoral Management” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

SWIFT, ART “Pope Francis’Favorable Rating Drops in U.S.,” July 22, 2015, which appeared on the website of Gallop, Inc. (www.gallup.com), is summarized as “Favorability Rating toward Pope Francis Declines,” Vol 21, No 2-Fall ‘15

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TAYMANS, MARY FRANCES, SND, AND CHRISTOPHER SCALISE   Dollars & Sense: Catholic High Schools and Their Finances, published in 2007 by the Secondary Schools Department, National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Finance and Governance in Catholic High Schools” Vol 13, No 2-Fall ‘07

TERRY, KAREN AND MARGARET LELAND SMITH   2006 Supplementary Report of the Nature and Scope of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Catholic Priests and Deacons in the United States 1950-2002, March 2006, published by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, The City University of New York, is summarized as “Decline in Clergy Sex Abuse Is Real”  Vol 11, No 4-Spring ‘06

THOMPSON-DeVAUX “Figuring Faith: Why Pro-Life Catholics and Evangelicals Part Ways on Gun Control,” January 16, 2013, which appeared on the website of the Public Religion Research Institute, is summarized as “Pro-Life Catholics and Evangelicals Part Ways on Gun Control,” Vol 18, No 4-Spring ‘13

THUMMA, SCOTT AND DAVE TRAVIS   Beyond Megachurch Myths: What We Can Learn from America’s Largest Churches, published in 2007 by Jossey-Bass, is summarized as “Can Catholic Leaders Learn from Protestant Megachurches?” Vol 13, No 3-Winter ‘08

TIME MAGAZINE  A Time telephone poll of U.S. Christians conducted June 27-29, 2006, is summarized in part as “Influences on Financial Decisions” Vol 12, No 3-Winter ‘06

TIMES-MIRROR CENTER FOR PEOPLE AND THE PRESS  The results of a poll to determine Catholic preferences for presidential candidates in the 1996 election is summarized as “Catholics Divided in Political Views.”  Vol. 1, No. 3-Fall ‘95

TOBIN, GARY A., AND ARYEH K. WEINBERG   Profiles of the American University, Volume II: Religious Beliefs & Behavior of College Faculty, released May 7, 2007 by the Institute for Jewish & Community Research, at www.jewishresearch.org, is summarized as “Most University Faculty Look Down on Evangelical Christians and Mormons” Vol 13, No 1-Summer ‘07

TOMAS RIVERA POLICY INSTITUTE   Hispanic Churches in American Public Life Project, March 2001, is summarized as “Latino Catholics and Protestants Compared.”  Vol 7, No 1-Summer ‘01

TOPPER, CHARLES, AND BARBARA FLEISCHER  Study of programs and students at graduate-level lay ministry programs, conducted by the Institute for Ministry at Loyola University New Orleans, is summarized as “6,000 Studying in Lay Ministry Programs.”  Vol. 1, No. 1-Spring ‘95

TRACY, MARY E., SNJM   Mission and Money: A CHS 2000 Report on Finance, Advancement, and Governance, published in 2001 by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Increasing the Financial Stability of Catholic High Schools” Vol 7, No 2-Fall ‘01

TSENG, TIMOTHY, ET.AL.  Asian American Religious Leadership Today: A Preliminary Inquiry, published in 2005 by Pulpit & Pew, Research on Pastoral Leadership, Duke Divinity School, is summarized as “Asian Catholics Seek Recognition and Leadership”  Vol 12, No 1-Summer ‘06

UKERITIS, MIRIAM D., CSJ   “Clergy Who Violate Boundaries: Sexual Abuse and Misconduct in a Sample of Canadian Men,” a paper presented at the 2005 annual meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, is summarized as “Characteristics of Clergy Sex Abusers”   Vol 11, No 3-Winter ‘06

ULRICH, TOM   Parish Social Ministry: Strategies for Success, Ave Maria Press, 2001, is summarized as “Parish Social Ministry Book Unites Theory and Practice” Vol 8, No 2-Fall ‘02

UNITED STATES BUREAU OF THE CENSUS  “ We the People of Arab Ancestry in the United States, March 2005, available at www.census.gov, is summarized as “Majority of U.S. Arabs Are Christian”  Vol 11, No 1-Summer ‘05

URBANIC, DONALD   Dollars and Sense: Catholic High Schools and Their Finances, 2004, edited by Christopher M. Scalise with data analysis by CARA, published in 2005 by the National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Financial Aspects of Catholic High Schools”  Vol 11, No 2-Fall ‘05

U.S. CATHOLIC MISSION ASSOCIATION   U.S. Catholic Mission Handbook, 2002, is summarized as “U.S. Mission Efforts Worldwide” Vol 8, No 3-Winter ‘03

U.S. CATHOLIC MISSION ASSOCIATION  Mission Inventory 2002-2003, is summarized as “U.S. Missioners Serve in U.S. and Foreign Countries”  Vol 10, No 1-Summer ‘04

U.S. CATHOLIC MISSION ASSOCIATION  Twenty-fifth anniversary survey reported in Mission Update, Summer 2006, is summarized as “Changing Face of U.S. Missioners” Vol 12, No 3-Winter ‘06

U.S. CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS   Report on Diocesan and Parish Pastoral Councils, March 12, 2004, published by the Committee on the Laity of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, is summarized as “Dioceses and Parishes Making More Use of Pastoral Councils”  Vol 10, No 1-Summer ‘04

U.S. CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS   More Than 150,000 People to Join Catholic Church Holy Saturday, March 31, 2004, a survey by the Secretariat for Evangelization of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, is summarized as “More than 150,000 New Catholics Entered at Easter”  Vol 10, No 1-Summer ‘04

U.S. CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS  Lifelong Support for Marriage Emphasized in the Catholic Church, October 8, 2004, a survey by the Committee on Marriage and Family of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, is summarized as “Catholic Church Encourages Support for Lifelong Marriage”  Vol 10, No 3-Winter ‘05

U.S. CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS   Women in Diocesan Leadership Positions: Progress Report 2003, February 2004, a survey by the National Association of Church Personnel Administrators for the Committee on Women in Society of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, is summarized as “More Women in Diocesan Leadership Positions”  Vol 10, No 3-Winter ‘05

U.S. CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS “Backgrounder: Retirement Fund for Religious,” November 2012, is summarized as “Only Six Percent of Religious Institutes Have Adequate Retirement Funding,” Vol 18, No 3-Winter ‘13

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION SCIENCES, NATIONAL CENTER FOR EDUCATION STATISTICS  The Nation’s Report Card, Science 2005: Assessment of Student Performance in Grades 4, 8, and 12, available online at www.nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard, is summarized as “Catholic Schools Outperform Public Schools on Nationwide Science Assessment”  Vol 12, No 2-Fall ‘06

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT America’s Best Colleges, 2004, is summarized in part as “Catholic Colleges Ranked Among Top Schools in the United States” Vol 9, No 2-Fall ‘03

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT   America’s Best Colleges, 2005, is summarized in part as “Catholic Universities Rank High in Annual Rating”  Vol 10, No 2-Fall ‘04

U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT  “Annual Ranking of American Colleges and Universities” is summarized as “Catholic Universities Rank among Nation’s Best” Vol 12, No 2-Fall ‘06

U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT   College and university ratings, August 20, 2007, is summarized as “Catholic Colleges Rated High” Vol 13, No 2-Fall ‘07

U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT “Best Colleges 2010,” released September 7, 2009, which appeared on the U.S. News and World Report website (www.colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com) is summarized as “Catholic Schools Place High among Nation’s Universities” Vol 15, No 2-Fall ‘09

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT Best Colleges 2011 , special edition, September 2010, which appears online (colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com),” is summarized as “Catholic Colleges Rated High by U.S. News & World Report,” Vol 16, No 2-Fall ‘10

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT “Best Colleges 2012,” special edition, September 2011, is summarized as “ Catholic Schools among Top National, Regional Universities,” Vol 17, No 2-Fall ‘11

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT “Best Colleges 2013,” special edition, September 2012, is summarized as “ Catholic Schools in National Rankings,” Vol 18, No 2-Fall ‘12

U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT   Annual listing of top 50 American universities and colleges for 2016 is summarized as “Catholic Universities and Colleges on Top 50 Lists,” Vol 22, No 3-Winter ‘17

U.S.PEACE CORPS  “Peace Corps Top Colleges 2010,” which appeared on the website of the U.S. Peace Corps (www.peacecorps.gov), is summarized as “Catholic Colleges Produce Many Peace Corps Volunteers” Vol 15, No 4-Spring ‘10

VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY, CENTER FOR CHURCH MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS ETHICS The Catholic Parish in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities,” a report at a conference on parish life held jointly with CARA at Villanova University on March 4, 2014, is summarized as “Regional Shifts in the U.S. Catholic Population,” Vol 19, No 4-Spring ‘14

VISION VOCATION GUIDE  “Vision VocationMatch.com Report on Trends in Catholic Religious Vocations,” released February 28, 2007 and available online at www.vocation-network.org, is summarized as “Online Surveys Report Interest in Religious Vocations” Vol 12, No 4-Spring ‘07

VISION VOCATION MATCH “Fourth Annual Survey on Trends in Catholic Religious Vocations,” September 30, 2010, which appeared on the website of Vision VocationMatch.com (www.VocationMatch.com), is summarized as “Vocation Inquiries Increase,” Vol 16, No 3-Winter ‘11

VOTER NEWS SERVICE  A voting history of religious and ethnic groups, in elections between 1980 and 1994, is summarized as “Catholic Voters: A Crucial But Changing Pattern.”  Vol. 1, No. 5-Spring ‘96

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WALDMAN, STEVE   “The Pearly Gates Are Wide Open: A New Newsweek/Beliefnet Poll Shows a Stunning Level of Acceptance of Other People’s Faiths,” September 2005,  appeared on the Beliefnet website at www.beliefnet.com, and is summarized as “Nine in Ten Catholics Think Salvation Open to All”  Vol 11, No 2-Fall ‘05

WALLACE, RUTH A.  “Wives of Deacons and Lay Men Heading Catholic Parishes: Creating a New Social Reality,” a paper presented at the joint convention of the Religious Research Association and the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, in November 1999, is summarized as “A New Reality: Wives of Men Administering Catholic Parishes.”  Vol. 5, No. 3-Winter ‘00

WALLACE, RUTH A.  “Priest Burnout: Strategies and Implications,” a paper presented at the meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific Study of Religion in October 2001, is summarized as “Parishes Without Resident Priest Pastors Contribute to Priest Burnout” Vol 7, No 3-Winter ‘02 and Vol 7, No 4-Spring ‘02

WALLACE, RUTH  They Call Him Pastor: Married Men in Charge of Catholic Parishes, published in 2002 by Paulist Press, is summarized as “New Book Explores Parishes Entrusted to Married Men” Vol 9, No 2-Fall ‘03

WALSH, JAMES, JOHN MAYER, JIM CASTELLI, EUGENE HEMRICK, MELVIN BLANCHETTE, AND PAUL THEROUX  Grace Under Pressure: What Gives Life to American Priests, published by National Catholic Educational Association, is summarized as “Faith, People, Give Life to Effective Priests.”  Vol. 1, No. 2-Summer ‘95

WALTERS, THOMAS P., AND BARBARA J. CRAWFORD (EDS.)  The Millennial Generation: Hearing God’s Call, published in 2001 by Saint Meinrad School of Theology, is summarized as “Helping Teenage Catholics to Think about Vocations” Vol 7, No 4-Spring ‘02

WALTERS, THOMAS P., AND RITA TYSON WALTERS  Catechetical Leaders: A Statistical Profile, Spring 1998, published by the National Catholic Educational Association, and National Profile of Diocesan Directors of Religious Education, 1998, published by the National Association of Parish Catechetical Directors, are summarized as “Profiles of Catechetical Leaders at Parish and Diocesan Levels.”  Vol. 4, No. 2-Fall ‘98

WASHINGTON POST-ABC NEWS  Polls of April 18-21 and July 16-17, 2002, are summarized as “National Polls Track Clergy Scandal” Vol 8, No 1-Summer ‘02

WASHINGTON POST-ABC NEWS POLL  Survey in April 2005, is summarized as “Most U.S. Catholics Support Choice of New Pope”  Vol 11, No 1-Summer ‘05

WEIGERT, KATHLEEN MAAS, AND SHARON L. MILLER  Their study of incoming freshman and graduating seniors, sponsored by the Center for Social Concerns at the University of Notre Dame, and published in Current Issues in Catholic Higher Education for Winter 1996, is summarized as “Catholic College Students Plan to Be Involved.”  Vol. 2, No. 1-Summer ‘96

WEST, ROBERT, AND CHARLES ZECH  Internal Financial Controls in the U.S. Catholic Church, published in September 2006 by the Center for the Study of Church Management at Villanova University, is summarized as “Financial Management in Dioceses and Parishes” Vol 12, No 4-Spring ‘07

WHEELER, BARBARA G.   Is There a Problem?  Theological Students and Religious Leadership for the Future, published as Auburn Studies No. 8 in July 2001 by Auburn Theological Seminary, is summarized as “Theological Students Compared Across Denominations”  Vol 7, No 3-Winter ‘02

WHEELER, BARBARA G.  In Whose Hands: A Study of Theological School Trustees, published in 2002 as Auburn Studies No. 9 from Auburn Theological Seminary, is summarized as “Trustees Have Less Influence in Catholic Seminaries” Vol 8, No 4-Spring ‘03

WHEELER, BARBARA, G. DOUGLASS LEWIS, SHARON L. MILLER, ANTHONY T. RUGER, AND DAVID L. TIEDE Leadership That Works: A Study of Theological School Presidents , published as Auburn Studies No. 15, December 2010, by the Center for the Study of Theological Education, Auburn Theological Seminary, is summarized as “Presidents at Catholic and Protestant Seminaries Compared,” Vol 17, No 2-Fall ‘11

WHITE, MICHAEL, AND TOM CORCORAN Rebuilt: Awakening the Faithful, Reaching the Lost, and Making Church Matter , published in 2013 by Ave Maria Press, is summarized as “Awakening the Faithful,” Vol 19, No 2-Fall ‘13

WICAI, HILLARY  “Clergy by the Numbers” appeared in Congregations magazine, published by the Alban Institute of Bethesda, Md., March/April 2001, is summarized as “Young Clergy Rare in Many Denominations.”  Vol 6, No 4-Spring ‘01.

WIGGINS, JONATHON L. Engaging Catholic College Students: A Study of the Religious Identity, Needs, and Vocational Direction of College Students, December 2003, is summarized as “Pilot Study Develops Tools for Evaluating Campus Ministries” Vol 9, No 3-Winter ‘04

WIGGINS, JONATHON “Who’s in the Pews & What Are their Views,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of RRA/SSSR on October 24, 2015, is summarized as “Parishioner Composition Over 25 Years,” Vol 21, No 3-Winter ‘16

WIGGINS, JONATHON, AND MARK M. GRAY  “My Parents Are Catholic, but …: Why Young Catholics Leave,” a report presented to the CARA board of directors on October 24, 2016, is summarized as “Few Former Catholics Say They Would Consider Retuning,” Vol 22,No 3-Fall ‘17

WIGGINS, JONATHON L., MARK M. GRAY, AND JAMES FANGMEYER JR.  Unaffiliated Lay Vincentians’ Informal Engagement with the Vincentian Mission, June 2014, a CARA study for the Office of Mission and Values at DePaul University, is summarized as “Gauging the Unaffiliated Lay Vincentian Experience,” Vol 20, No 2-Fall ‘14

WILCOX, CLYDE, AND TED JELEN  “Context and Conscience: The Catholic Church as an Agent of Political Socialization in Western Europe,” published in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion for March 1998, is summarized as “Effects of Religious Competition in a Western European Setting.”  Vol. 4, No. 2-Fall ‘98

WILDE, MELISSA  “Excommunication to Nullification: Testing and Extending the Supply-Side Theories of Religious Marketing With the Case of Catholic Marital Annulments,” a paper presented at the joint convention of the Religious Research Association and the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, in November 1999, is summarized as “Annulments Sought, Granted More in U.S. Than Elsewhere.”  Vol. 5, No. 3-Winter ‘00

WILDE, MELISSA J.  “How Culture Mattered at Vatican II: Collegiality Trumps Authority in the Council’s Social Movement Organizations,” appeared in the American Sociological Review, Vol 69, No 4, August 2004, and is summarized as “How Progressive Positions Prevailed at Vatican Council II”  Vol 10, No 3-Winter ‘05

WILHELM, MARK O., PATRICK M. ROONEY, AND EUGENE R. TEMPEL   “Changes in Religious Giving Reflects Changes in Involvement: Age and Cohort Effects in Religious Giving, Secular Giving, and Attendance,” which appeared in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Vol 46, No 2, for June 2007, is summarized as “Baby Boomers Give Less to Religious and Secular Philanthropy” Vol 13, No 3-Winter ‘08

WINSEMAN, ALBERT L. “New Congregational Engagement Figures Released,” February 25, 2003, on the website of the Gallup Organization at www.gallup.com, is summarized as “Congregational Engagement” Vol 9, No 2-Fall ‘03

WITTBERG, PATRICIA, SC  Emerging Religious Communities and Lay Movements in the U.S., a 1999 CARA study, is summarized as “Emerging Religious Communities Display Interesting New Patterns.”  Vol. 5, No. 3-Winter ‘00

WITBERG, PATRICIA, SC  “Called to Service: The Changing Institutional Identities of American Denominations,” published in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, September 2000, is summarized as “Religious Orders Affected by Withdrawal.” Vol 6, No 4-Spring ‘01

WITTBERG, PATRICIA, SC   “Declining Institutional Sponsorship and Religious Orders: A Study of Reverse Impacts,” published in Sociology of Religion, Fall 2000, is summarized as “Loss of Institutional Missions Affects U.S. Religious Orders.”  Vol 6, No 3-Winter ‘01

WITTBERG, PATRICIA, SC  “Determinants of Power: The Case of Eastern European and Chinese Religious Orders,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Sociology of Religion in August 2003, is summarized as “Religious Sisters Gaining in Eastern Europe, Struggling in China” Vol 9, No 3-Winter ‘04

WITTBERG, PATRICIA, SC Building Strong Church Communities: A Sociological Overview , published in 2012 by Paulist Press, is summarized as “Building Strong Church Communities,” Vol 18, No 2-Fall ’12

WITTBERG, PATRICIA, SC  Catholic Cultures: How Parishes Can Respond to the Changing Face of Catholicism, published in 2016 by Liturgical Press, is summarized as “Catholic Cultures in Parish Life,” Vol 22, No 1-Summer ‘16

WITTBERG, PATRICIA, SC., AND MARY L. GAUTIER  Emerging U.S. Communities of Consecrated Life Since Vatican II, published by CARA in January 2017, is summarized as “Emerging U.S. Communities of Consecrated Life,” Vol 22, No 4-Spring ‘17

WOODBERRY, ROBERT D.  His paper presented to the American Association of Public Opinion Research in May 1997, is summarized as “What Percent of U.S. Catholics Attend Mass?”  Vol. 3, No. 1-Summer ‘97

WOOLEVER, CYNTHIA “Show Me the Money,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of RRA/SSSR in October 2011, is summarized in “Church Giving Compared,” Vol 17, No 3-Winter ‘12

WOOLEVER, CYNTHIA, AND DEBORAH BRUCE   “Profile of Pastors and Associate Pastors,” a presentation for the ASR/SSSR Annual Meeting in Denver in October 2009, is summarized as “Catholic Pastors Older Than Their Protestant Counterparts” Vol 15, No 3-Winter ‘09

WOOLEVER, CYNTHIA AND DEBORAH BRUCE Leadership That Fits Your Church: What Kind of Pastor for What Kind of Congregation , published in 2012 by Chalice Press, is summarized as “Insights into Congregational Leadership,” Vol 18, No 3-Winter ‘13

WORKMASTER, JOAN  A survey of parishes in the Diocese of Rochester, including a question on the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist, is summarized as “Surveys Uncover Widespread Confusion About Communion.”  Vol. 3, No. 1-Summer ‘97

WUTHNOW, ROBERT   After the Baby Boomers: How Twenty- and Thirty-Somethings Are Shaping the Future of American Religion, published in 2007 by Princeton University Press, is summarized as “More Than a Quarter of Young Adult Catholics in the U.S. Self-Identify As Hispanic” Vol 13, No 4-Spring ‘08

YAMANE, DAVID  “Representing Catholicism in the Statehouses,” appeared in the American Catholic Studies Newsletter for Spring 2004, and is summarized as “State Catholic Conferences Promote Church’s Role in the Public Life”  Vol 10, No 1-Summer ‘04

YAMANE, DAVID   The Catholic Church in State Politics: Negotiating Prophetic Demands & Political Realities, published in 2005 as a Sheed and Ward Book by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., is summarized as “State Catholic Conferences in a Secular World” Vol 12, No 2-Fall ‘06

YEARBOOK OF AMERICAN AND CANADIAN CHURCHES, 1997  Information on denominational membership and clergy, is summarized as “New U.S. Church Membership Comparisons.”  Vol. 3, No. 4-Spring ‘97

YEARBOOK OF AMERICAN AND CANADIAN CHURCHES, 1998  Information on denominational membership and clergy, is summarized as “Top Fifteen U.S. Religious Bodies.”  Vol. 3, No. 4-Spring ‘98

YEARBOOK OF AMERICAN AND CANADIAN CHURCHES, 2004  Annual report of church membership, compiled by the National Council of Churches, is summarized as “U.S. Church Membership” Vol 10, No 1-Summer ‘04

YEARBOOK OF AMERICAN AND CANADIAN CHURCHES, 2005   The yearbook, published by the National Council of Churches in the USA, is summarized as “Catholic Church in U.S. is First in Size But Third in Growth”  Vol 10, No 4-Spring ‘05

YEARBOOK OF AMERICAN & CANADIAN CHURCHES, 2007   Data in the yearbook is summarized in part as “NCC Yearbook Reports Catholic Increase” Vol 13, No 2-Fall ‘07

YOUNISS, JAMES, AND JOHN J. CONVEY   Catholic Schools at the Crossroads: Survival and Transformation, published in 2000 by Teachers College Press, Columbia University, is summarized as “Major Decisions Ahead for Catholic Schools.”  Vol 6, No 2-Fall ‘00

YOUNISS, JAMES, JOHN J. CONVEY, AND DAVID BAKER  “Catholic Schools in a Changing Society,”published in Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, is summarized as “New Journal Highlights Research on Catholic Schools.”  Vol. 3, No. 3-Winter ‘98

YOUNISS, JAMES, JOHN J. CONVEY, AND JEFFREY A. McLELLAN   The Catholic Character of Catholic Schools, published in 2000 by University of Notre Dame Press, is summarized as “Exploring the Catholic Identity of Catholic Schools” Vol 7, No 2-Fall ‘01

YUENGERT, ANDREW “Do Bishops Matter? A Cross-Sectional Study of Ordinations to the U.S. Catholic Diocesan Priesthood,” published in Review of Religious Research, March 2001, is summarized as “Bishops Influence Priestly Vocations” Vol 7, No 1-Summer ‘01

ZANINI, JENNIFER A., AND MARY L. GAUTIER  Demographic Profile: Salvadorans in the United States, March 2003, a CARA study for the Salvadoran Bishops’ Conference and the Secretariat for the Church in Latin America of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, is summarized as “Salvadorans an Increasing Presence in Six Dioceses” Vol 9, No 1-Summer ‘03

ZECH, CHARLES E.  Why Catholics Don’t Give … And What Can Be Done About It, published by Our Sunday Visitor Press in 1999, is summarized as “Money Matters–Why Catholics Don’t Give and Ways to Address the Problem.”  Vol. 5, No. 4-Spring ‘00

ZECH, CHARLES E. “Generational Differences in the Determinants of Religious Giving,” published in the Review of Religious Research, June 2000, is summarized as “Stewardship Message Works Across Generations.”  Vol 6, No 3-Winter ‘01

ZECH, CHARLES E. (ED.) The Parish Management Handbook: A Practical Guide for Pastors, Administrators, and Other Parish Leaders, published in 2003 by Twenty-Third Publications, is summarized as “Parish Administration Tips” Vol 9, No 2-Fall ‘03

ZECH, CHARLES E.  Nationwide Survey of Catholic Parishioners on Financial Accountability and Support, November 2002, a report of Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities, is summarized as “Parishioners Want More Openness in Church Financial Reporting” Vol 8, No 3-Winter ‘03

ZECH, CHARLES E.  FADICA 2004 Catholic Donor Attitude Survey, published by Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities, Inc., is summarized as “Regular Mass Attenders Rate Church’s Financial Accountability” Vol 10, No 4-Spring ‘05

ZECH, CHARLES E.   “Listening to the People of God: Lay Leaders Reflect on Parish Reorganization,” a paper presented at the October 2004 meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, is summarized as “Parish Councils Evaluate Parish Restructuring”  Vol 10, No 3-Winter ‘05

ZECH, CHARLES E.  Financial Accountability and Catholic Church Support: Findings of the 2005 Catholic Donor Attitude Survey, published in 2006 by Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities, Inc. (FADICA), is summarized as “Mass-Attending Catholics Seek Greater Accountability”  Vol 11, No 4-Spring ‘06

ZECH, CHARLES   “Best Practices in Catholic Parish Stewardship activities,” a paper presented at the joint annual meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, November 2, 2007, charles.zech@villanova.edu, is summarized as “Best Practices in Parish Stewardship” Vol 13, No 3-

ZECH, CHARLES E. (Ed.) Best Practices in Catholic Church Ministry Performance Management , published in 2010 by Lexington Books, a division of Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, is summarized as “Church Ministry Performance Management,” Vol 16, No 3-Winter 2011

ZECH, CHARLES “And the Survey Says … How Do Pastors Spend Their Time?,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of RA/SSSR in Phoenix in November 2012, is summarized as “How Pastors Spend Their Time,” Vol 18, No 3-Winter ‘13

ZECH, CHARLES  “Catholic Parish Organizational Structure: An Elliptical Parish Organizational Reporting Model,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific Study of Religion in Indianapolis in October 2014 is summarized as “An Elliptical Model of Parish Organization,” Vol 20, No 3-Winter ‘15

ZECH, CHARLES E., AND MARY L. GAUTIER  “Catholic Parish Organizational Structure and Parish Outcomes,” a paper for the  joint meeting of the Religious Research Association and the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, in November 2002, is summarized as “Parish Reorganizations Affect Mass Attendance, Giving” Vol 8, No 3-Winter ‘03

ZECH, CHARLES E., MARY L. GAUTIER, MARK M. GRAY, JONATHON L. WIGGINS,AND THOMAS P. GAUNT, SJ   Catholic Parishes of the 21st Century, published in 2017 by Oxford University Press, is summarized as “Catholic Parishes of the 21st Century,” Vol 22, No 3-Winter ‘17

ZECH, CHARLES E., MARY L. GAUTIER, ROBERT J. MILLER, AND MARY E. BENDYNA, RSM Best Practices of Catholic Pastoral and Finance Councils , published in 2010 by Our Sunday Visitor Publishing Division, is summarized as “Tips for Parish Pastoral Councils and Finance Councils,” Vol 16, No 1-Summer ‘10

ZECH, CHARLES E., AND ROBERT MILLER   “The Spiritual and Professional Development Needs of Catholic Parish Ministers,” a paper presented at the 2005 meeting of the Religious Research Association, is summarized as “Skills Required for Success in Parish Ministry”  Vol 11, No 4-Spring ‘06

ZECH, CHARLES E., ROBERT WEST, AND WILLIAM WAGNER “What Do Parishioners Value in Parish Websites?,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Religious Research Association/Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, October 29-31, 2010, is summarized as “Parish Websites Not Achieving Full Potential,” Vol 16, No 3-Winter ‘11

ZOGBY INTERNATIONAL Significant Majority of U.S. Catholics Favor Church Reform: More Involvement by Laity and Better Communication Top the List, November 13, 2003, is summarized as “Catholics Call for Openness, Better Communication, Accountability” Vol 9, No 3-Winter ‘04

ZOGBY INTERNATIONAL “Catholic Bishops Launch New Campaign to End the Death Penalty,” March 2005, based on a November 2004 poll of Catholics on the death penalty is summarized as “Catholics’ Support for Capital Punishment Waning” Vol 10, No 4-Spring ‘05

ZOGBY INTERNATIONAL, AND LE MOYNE COLLEGE  Polls of March 12-16 and June 18-19, 2002, are summarized as “National Polls Track Clergy Scandal” Vol 8, No 1-Summer ‘02

ZOGBY INTERNATIONAL, AND LE MOYNE COLLEGE   Contemporary Catholic Trends Poll, conducted in October-November 2001, is summarized as “Catholics Support Leadership, Disagree with Some Policies” Vol 7, No 3-Winter ‘02

ZOGBY INTERNATIONAL, AND LE MOYNE COLLEGE  Fall 2002 poll, released in June 2003, is summarized as “Catholic Support for Bishops Declining, Pope Holding Strong” Vol 9, No 1-Summer ‘03

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