Neuhaus, Richard John
April 1998
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr1998, Issue 82, p70
Focuses on the implications of the priest shortage on the Catholic Church in the U.S. Estimated number of priests from 1996 to 1998; Factors that led to the shortage of priests; Concerns on the decline in the number of priests.


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