December 2011, Volume LXXVIII, Number 10

Behind the Mask
Aside from media hype over world population reaching seven billion, we're warned that population growth is decelerating and could spawn the new problem of under­population.
Incredible Shrinking Churches
Some mainline Protestant denominations are in rapid decline with little hope of recovery. Why? Because they have no message that is discernibly different from the secular culture.
The “Super Catholic” Syndrome
Catholic apostolates and institutions must practice transparency and overcome the pitfalls of secrecy and elitism in order to avoid cultishness or a polarized, us-vs.-them mentality.

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