Single people are the forgotten members of the Catholic Church, says a Catholic journalist. “There are more and more single people, yet they are almost never mentioned in the church,” says Claire Lesegretain, a religion reporter for French Catholic newspaper La Croix.
Despite Governor General Julie Payette’s somewhat condescending remarks about religion earlier this month, a recent forum concluded that science and faith are made for each other.
The members of Scarboro Missions have acted on the reality of their aging and declining membership. They will no longer recruit or accept new priests or lay missioners into the Society, and have sold their property in Toronto.