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Attendance policy: Should parents insist that their children go to Mass every Sunday? Zulkey, Claire Jan 1, 2019 1346
Catholics' Church Attendance Resumes Downward Slide. Saad, Lydia Survey Apr 9, 2018 1077
As pews empty, report reveals more about 'spiritual,' 'religious'. Briggs, Ken Dec 15, 2017 1032
Europe's chulth evolves: Dioceses creatively rethink as numbers plummet. Luxmoore, Jonathan Nov 17, 2017 2644
Steve Bannon is right: Church needs immigrants. Winters, Michael Sean Column Oct 6, 2017 916
Sermon Content Is What Appeals Most to Churchgoers. Saad, Lydia Survey Apr 14, 2017 755
MAINLINE DENOMINATIONAL SWITCHING IN CANADA: COMPARING THE RELIGIOUS TRAJECTORIES OF GROWING AND DECLINING CHURCH ATTENDEES. Haskell, D. Millard; Burgoyne, Stephanie; Flatt, Kevin N. Report Sep 22, 2016 11033
Keep faith in mind: a dose of faith is good for the mind, body, and soul. Scobey, Annemarie Aug 1, 2016 1194
Diversity rises, turnout declines. Brief article May 20, 2016 141
Tiny churches, big hopes: why some thrive despite the odds. Jan 15, 2016 434
Close to home. McCarty, Rosie Editorial Dec 1, 2015 397
[??] Living faith: the sharing of the good news of Christ at its best. Hong, Wally Oct 1, 2015 448
5 Important Things to Know About U.S. Catholics. Newport, Frank Survey Sep 23, 2015 790
Don't forget the cheerios. Scobey, Annemarie Sep 1, 2015 622
Thou cannot ghost the holy ghost. Brief article Sep 1, 2015 117
Asking over the back fence: an idea to bring new people to church. Farris, stephen Apr 1, 2015 595
Frequent Church Attendance Highest in Utah, Lowest in Vermont. Newport, Frank Feb 17, 2015 1114
In U.S., Four in 10 Report Attending Church in Last Week; Self-reported church attendance has varied between 37% and 49% since 1950. Newport, Frank Survey Dec 24, 2013 861
'Francis effect' in US. Brief article Dec 6, 2013 164
Timbit Catholics. Ulrich, Mariette Column Nov 1, 2013 753
Challenging questions: the Presbyterian Church seeks out some tough answers. Smit, John-Peter Feb 1, 2013 636
Secularizing pressures hit Polish church. Luxmoore, Jonathan Dec 21, 2012 1709
Dear Reverend Bert. Liere, Alan Dec 1, 2012 830
Facing the void: millennials keep dropping out of church. Smit, Miriam Sep 1, 2012 677
Buddhists and Hindus on the rise in U.S. Jul 1, 2012 370
Parish listens to priest, none receive the host. Pongratz-Lippitt, Christa May 11, 2012 811
Standing on holy ground: like Gideon's army, we can be small but mighty. Webber, David May 1, 2012 1222
More on the 'why we left' study. Editorial Apr 13, 2012 634
Putting rigidity in its place. Apr 1, 2012 651
Kids these days ... Cones, Bryan Apr 1, 2012 677
In U.S., Churchgoers Boast Better Mood, Especially on Sundays; Those who don't attend religious services often see their mood decline. Lim, Chaeyoon Survey Mar 22, 2012 1229
Marginal religious affiliates in Canada: little reason to expect increased church involvement. Thiessen, Joel Report Feb 1, 2012 10152
Smiles for churchgoers. Brief article Nov 25, 2011 135
Religion and substance use among youths of Mexican Heritage: a social capital perspective. Hodge, David R.; Marsiglia, Flavio F.; Nieri, Tanya Report Sep 1, 2011 7180
Women's attendance drops. Brief article Aug 19, 2011 124
Cathedral attendance up. Brief article May 27, 2011 140
Morale falters in Australian church. McGillion, Chris May 27, 2011 2027
The megaparish: more boon than bane. Ryan, Zoe May 27, 2011 1376
Americans' Church Attendance Inches Up in 2010; Increase accompanies rise in economic confidence. Newport, Frank Survey Jun 25, 2010 961
Salvation and sawdust: the rise and fall of a Baptist conversion liturgy. Leonard, Bill J. Essay Jun 22, 2010 5997
What makes a parish great? On the whole, U.S. Catholic readers sing praises for their parishes. Murphy-Gill, Meghan Jun 1, 2010 1599
An ancient and contemporary pathway to God. Gallagher, Tom May 28, 2010 966
Let the Mass move you: don't leave your spirit at the church door. Take it with you into the real world. Scobey, Annemarie May 1, 2010 723
Diocese closing four churches this summer; Parish lines being redrawn. Mar 6, 2010 682
Religious attendance may boost cognitive function in older depressed women. Brief article Mar 1, 2010 128
What's the matter with the white working class? The effects of union membership in the 2004 presidential election. Francia, Peter L.; Bigelow, Nathan S. Report Feb 25, 2010 9374
Mississippians Go to Church the Most; Vermonters, Least; Overall, 42% of Americans attend church weekly or almost weekly. Newport, Frank Survey Feb 17, 2010 852
Rowan urges patience in 'new' attempts to attract people to religion. Feb 10, 2010 199
Closing of churches called `unnecessary'. Jan 8, 2010 912
Snapshots: from around the United States. Jan 4, 2010 981
6,000 reasons why religion still has a prayer in 2010; Secularisation theory faces challenge from Welsh university. Jan 2, 2010 620
Catholic Insight and Anglicans (C.I., December 2009, P. 19). Anderson, David C. Letter to the editor Jan 1, 2010 241
Attachment to god and implicit spirituality: clarifying correspondence and compensation models. Hall, Todd W.; Fujikawa, Annie; Halcrow, Sarah R.; Hill, Peter C.; Delaney, Harold Report Dec 22, 2009 11514
Our lady seat of wisdom academy: worthy of your support. Cassidy, Keith Dec 1, 2009 1619
Doing church: three snapshots of small communities. Purvis, Connie Nov 1, 2009 1716
Leaving Religion, Following Jesus. Book review Oct 1, 2009 89
Does religious pluralism play a role in fostering civic engagement? DeBartolo, Michael Sep 22, 2009 6071
Britain is no longer a Christian nation, says bishop. Jun 28, 2009 404
Living the Tokelauan way in New Zealand. Pene, Gina; Peita, Marisa; Howden-Chapman, Philippa Report Jun 1, 2009 7007
Pittsburgh Catholics: 20th-century history shows a people engaged with the world and tradition. Kelly, Timothy Essay May 29, 2009 1287
Making parishes engaging and vibrant. Gallagher, Tom May 29, 2009 759
Orphaned jewels; Pressure builds to tear down endangered buildings. Apr 10, 2009 894
Church-Going Among U.S. Catholics Slides to Tie Protestants; However, long-term decline may have leveled off in past decade. Saad, Lydia Survey Apr 9, 2009 858
City church leaders denounce timing of Villa football match on Easter Sunday. Apr 7, 2009 392
Easter clash rapped by churches. Apr 6, 2009 337
Church fury over Villa's Easter clash; 2pm kick-off for TV 'will hit Sunday service': Easter clash rapped by churches. Apr 6, 2009 443
fury over Easter clash; kick- off TV ' will hit service': Easter clash rapped by churches. Apr 6, 2009 387
Twilight breaking: the state of Baptist theological education in a global Christian era and implications for the future. Clark, Ryan Viewpoint essay Mar 22, 2009 5499
A fragile union: why racial justice matters in the fight for gay marriage. Wright, Kai Mar 1, 2009 2625
The influence of the black church on black parenting. Williams, Lawrence H. Essay Feb 1, 2009 4109
No Evidence Bad Times Are Boosting Church Attendance; An average of 42% have attended regularly all year. Newport, Frank Survey Dec 17, 2008 905
Credit crunch sees rise in church attendance. Dec 8, 2008 521
Religious conscience in colonial New England. Miller, Robert T. Sep 22, 2008 7463
Embracing the stranger: Hispanics, American Christianity, and immigration. Morales-Gudmundsson, Lourdes E. Report Jun 22, 2008 11521
Good news. Cones, Bryan Brief article Jun 1, 2008 103
Church attendance in Wales 'set to plummet to under 40,000 a month' Worshippers dying off, says report. May 9, 2008 687
Easter Season Finds a Religious, Largely Christian, Nation; Over 75% of Americans are Christian. Newport, Frank Survey Mar 21, 2008 446
Questions and Answers About Americans' Religion; More than 8 out of 10 Americans identify with a Christian faith. Newport, Frank Survey Dec 24, 2007 1548
Church attendance earns school tuition credits. Winter, Joe Brief article Oct 26, 2007 274
Easter praise. Brief article Apr 20, 2007 103
Wanted: excited Christians: declining congregations are either being pruned for growth, or burned for their failure to grow. Keys, Carol Ann Mar 1, 2007 1234
Legacy denied: African American gay men, AIDS, and the black church. Miller, Robert L., Jr. Jan 1, 2007 7074
Adults choose bed over pew. Brief article Nov 3, 2006 128
Functional limitations and religious service attendance among African American and white older adults. Roff, Lucinda Lee; Klemmack, David L.; Simon, Cassandra; Cho, Gi Won; Parker, Michael W.; Koenig, Ha Nov 1, 2006 6157
Pastor knows best. Brief article Jul 1, 2006 87
Religion in, retail out. Brief article Jul 1, 2006 200
Catholic church in Cuba strives to reestablish the faith. Einhorn, David Mar 31, 2006 1422
The Vatican drag. Mapa, Alec Jan 31, 2006 600
Taking stock of the church's challenges. Allen, John L., Jr. Apr 15, 2005 1040
Food and friends strengthen link to god. Brief Article Apr 1, 2005 282
Jesus Christ's superflock: megachurches have found the secret to attracting the unchurched--and it's not just the Sunday service. Twitchell, James B. Mar 1, 2005 2033
Teen churchgoers more likely to abstain. Oct 1, 2004 361
Challenging and cherishing the church. Berggren, Kris Jul 30, 2004 727
The ninth sacrament? Gilmour, Peter Apr 1, 2004 475
The Democrats' religion problem. Wallis, Jim Editorial Feb 1, 2004 971
Bad news. Gary, Grennan Brief Article Feb 1, 2004 94
Mass attendance rebounds, poll finds. Brief Article Jan 9, 2004 118
The challenge of Cariboo: two cultures co-exist in one church. De Santis, Solange Nov 1, 2003 463
Fewer in New West pews. Brief Article Oct 1, 2003 132
How to draw kids in Mass: if the most frequent chorus you hear at Mass is "When is it going to be over?" it's time for you and your parish to learn more about strategies for child-friendly liturgies. (Cover Story). Scanlon, Leslie Aug 1, 2003 4239
Welcoming churches embrace old and new. Larmondin, Leanne Editorial Feb 1, 2003 629
From management to vision: issues for British churches negotiating decline and change *. Barrow, Simon Jan 1, 2003 5540
Ecumenical missionary needs and perspectives in Eastern and Central Europe today: theological education with an accent on mission as a first priority in our religious rebirth. Fedorov, Vladimir Jan 1, 2003 8792
Fading dreams. Brief Article Sep 22, 2002 160
Reflections on McWorship: comfort and convenience can be good but not when it comes to worshipping God. (Vox Populi). MacPhail, Bryn Brief Article Jul 1, 2002 674
Where do I sign? (News Scan). Brief Article Jun 1, 2002 99
Let's rein in church rage: you've heard of road rage? Well, the same kind of verbal abuse--and even threats of physical violence--are becoming increasingly common in the church. It's time to adopt a zero-tolerance policy to stop this bad behavior. (sounding board). Gasslein, Bernadette Apr 1, 2002 1342
Feedback. (sounding board). Apr 1, 2002 1211
Church attendance. (France). Brief Article Mar 1, 2002 165
Swimming in the mainstream. (last word). Gunderson, Steve Brief Article Feb 5, 2002 655
Church grows when pastor helps people find God's love. (Nation). Lefevere, Patricia Brief Article Dec 21, 2001 973
Welcoming strangers to ready-made church: we can't all flit in and out, but exclusivity is a spiritual danger. (Column). Batz, Jeannette Brief Article Oct 19, 2001 1042
Census of two million Christians in four countries to provide snapshot of faith. Brief Article Jul 1, 2001 227
Only 10 Percent of Techies Attend Church. Brief Article Jun 22, 2001 186
Western Newfoundland: hope amid challenges: Whitten sees lower numbers but commitment. De Santis, Solange May 1, 2001 1035
Great Britain Overrun By Atheists, Laments Archbishop of Canterbury. Brief Article Mar 22, 2001 143
Seniors and couples with children mostly likely churchgoers. Brief Article Feb 1, 2001 137
World Interest in Life's Meaning and Purpose. Brief Article Dec 1, 2000 451
Culture open to gospel. Percy, Harold Dec 1, 2000 545
Pastoral epistles from Peter Plymley II. Plymley, Peter Oct 1, 2000 754
Becoming a child-friendly church: reaching children in the 21st century. Cox-Holmes, Erin S. Oct 1, 2000 2737
All (Well, Most) Are Welcome To Worship! Zielinski, Karen J. Sep 22, 2000 710
Thriving parish tries to `reboot' fading one (in Toronto). De Santis, Solange Jun 1, 2000 771
New congregations can grow within shadow of the old. Percy, Harold Jan 1, 2000 875
Empty Pews. Dec 1, 1999 3193
On Sunday, I'm there to be part of whatever happens. BATZ, Jeannette Brief Article Sep 3, 1999 866
Can Churchgoing Increase Lifespan? Brief Article Aug 1, 1999 427
End of Presbyterianism: remember the old cliche, "let the world set the agenda for the church"? It's coming true. McLelland, Joseph C. Mar 1, 1999 806
Pastoral epistles ... I have always believed the purest measure of a congregation's strength is attendance on an average Sunday in February. Plymley, Peter, II Feb 1, 1999 800
View from the trenches: reflections of a minister's spouse. Nov 1, 1998 534
Church attendance declines. Nov 1, 1998 511
United Church hemorrhaging. Jul 1, 1998 101
Going to church may fill a cavity. Plomp, Tony May 1, 1998 931
Truly vernacular worship for the sake of the gospel. Felde, Marcus Jan 1, 1998 3738
Life satisfaction and church attendance: why Presbyterians go to church. Jones, Jan; Jones, Frank Jan 1, 1998 1114
Keeping your church youthful. Whyte, Wallace Oct 1, 1997 1937
User-friendly faith: people coming back to church seek something to help them cope with today's problems. Adair, Andrea Oct 1, 1997 889
Differenct strokes for different folks: in our church, we have the "passing of the peace" each Sunday. Plomp, Tony Oct 1, 1997 414
Killer clergy: clergy killers. MacKenzie, Sheldon Jul 1, 1997 1024
First impressions: how your congregation can make young families welcome. Currie, Mavis May 1, 1997 1022
The other civic America: religion and social capital. Greeley, Andrew M. May 1, 1997 3517
Deregulating religion: the economics of church and state. Iannaccone, Laurence R.; Finke, Roger; Stark, Rodney Apr 1, 1997 9647
Faith, growth, and charity. Barry, John S. Mar 1, 1997 633
Mid-week worship in Saskatoon: a more informal mid-week service can meet needs Sunday worship cannot. Congram, John Jan 1, 1997 367
(Bill) Easum addresses synod conference. Dec 1, 1996 464
Little things mean a lot: all the minute details making up the life of a church make a difference in the recruiting power of a congregation. Wendy Adams Oct 1, 1996 608
Removing invisible barriers: congregations need to address the invisible physical barriers that keep people from full participation in church life. David Fourney Sep 1, 1996 634
Questions to ponder: reschedule or burn. Nieset, Frank E. Column Aug 9, 1996 952
A deeper faith may shake church, state. Chittister, Joan Column Jun 28, 1996 1078
Beyond church walls. Albert E. Bailey May 1, 1996 290
Summer: slump or opportunity? Two congregations contend it's time to break the long-standing habit of taking a holiday from worship in the summer. Albert Bailey Apr 1, 1996 451
Preaching to a church in crisis: a homiletic for the last days of the mainline church. Book Review Mar 1, 1996 772
Responsibility people: eighteen senior leaders of Protestant church and national ecumenical agencies reflect on church leadership. Book Review Mar 1, 1996 331
Montreal: a tale of four churches. Kate Jordan, and others Feb 1, 1996 993
Keeping gym lighted may keep pews full. Unsworth, Tim Column Jan 26, 1996 1394
Are churchgoers for real? Andrew D. Weeks Jan 1, 1996 847
Jesus in jeans. Kathy Cawsey Jan 1, 1996 741
Beggar in the doorway makes the pain so real. Chittister, Joan Column Mar 17, 1995 1239
How many Catholics go to church on Sunday? Editorial Jan 20, 1995 573
Did you really attend Mass last Sunday? Massgoing survey may generate new studies. Gibeau, Dawn Jan 20, 1995 854
There's a great view from the pew. Burns, Robert E. Editorial May 1, 1994 900
When people's concerns meet Jesus Christ, church lives. Carmody, John Cover Story Oct 1, 1993 753
Survey questions long-held church-attendance figures. Roberts, Tom Sep 24, 1993 394

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