Priest Shortage

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Main altar of the Cathedral of St. Joseph, Burlington, Vermont

Vermont diocese sees record-low number of priests

Jul 6, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The Diocese of Burlington has seen a record-low number of priests this year, with only 50 priests in the entire... Read more

Why married priests won't really fix the shortage

Jun 18, 2017

By Mary Farrow

In 1970, there was one priest for every 800 Catholics in the United States.    Read more