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Study: Religious Attendance Flatlining, But Giving Remains Strong

posted on October 17, 2019

Religion News Sevice’s Yonat Shimron reports that an Indiana University study found that although membership is declining in many houses of worship, nearly half of all American congregations saw increases in revenue. Shimron writes, “The study, titled ‘National Study of Congregations’ Economic Practices,’ found that Roman Catholic churches face the greatest challenges, with more than half of all parishes declining in both size and revenue over the past three years.” In contrast, the churches of black Protestants showed the most growth in revenue and participation. 

Read at Religion News Service