Declining number of U.S. nuns, even among traditional orders, charted in new study

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(RNS) A new report shows that Catholic sisters in the U.S. face a more serious challenge to their existence than the Vatican-led investigation of the American nuns: A rapidly aging membership and a decline in vocations that afflicts even the most traditional orders.


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