More Men, Fewer Women Join Orders

From Associated Press

More men but fewer women are entering Roman Catholic orders, according to a new study by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate.

The study found that an average of 9.8 men were in initial formation in men's orders in 1992, compared to 8.9 men in 1989. In women's orders, an average 4 women were in initial formation in 1992, compared to 5.6 in 1989.

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