Parishes fail to market Catholicism to Hispanics

Pineda, Luis Guillermo
January 2007
National Catholic Reporter;1/19/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p5a
The author comments on the new Protestant evangelical faith established by Hispanic immigrants in the U.S. He argues that the Catholic parishes have failed to present themselves as important resource of help and information for these immigrants, a possible reason why transition to Protestantism from Catholicism occur. He contends that the Catholic church is too far to help these immigrants cope with the pressures and uncertainties they encounter in the U.S.


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