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And, of course, there are many shades of “Catholic.” St.
Monica parishioner Molly Harrington, who isn’t involved in YMA’s dating scene, signed up for Catholic during Lent one year.
The phenomenon isn’t just a local one; the recently declared Old St.
But in a time of declining demographics, and an upswing in online dating, the popularity of such parishes appears almost as an act of defiance.
According to the Pew Research Center, the Catholic share of the population has been dropping steadily and getting older.
The site asks users whether they accept the church’s teachings on seven issues, from the Eucharist and Immaculate Conception to contraception and premarital sex.
She was disappointed to find that many people only accept two or three of the seven teachings.