According to Flanders News, the Catholic Church in Flanders is struggling to find new priests - only managing to ordain one this year.

The bit that really caught my eye, though, was this gem from Peter Vande Vyvere of Tertio: "The fact that the number of new ordinations is falling is not a disaster because the number of faithful is on the decrease too."

No worshippers, no priests. Everyone's a winner!

Views: 0

Comment

You need to be a member of Atheist Nexus to add comments!

Join Atheist Nexus

Comment by kj on June 18, 2009 at 3:28pm
I guess the crackdown on pedophilia has really hurt their recruiting campaign.
Comment by Фелч Гроган on June 17, 2009 at 9:15pm
Theism and secularism is kinda like betamax and VHS.

Support Atheist Nexus

Donate Today

Donate

 

Help Nexus When You Buy From Amazon

Amazon

AJY

 

© 2014   Atheist Nexus. All rights reserved. Admin: Richard Haynes.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service