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Priest Needs Still Great, But Ordinations Offer Reason for Hope

Priest Needs Still Great, But Ordinations Offer Reason for Hope

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Apr 29 2016 - 3:00pm | Chaz Muth - Catholic News Service
A seminarian from St. John's Seminary in Brighton, Mass., holds a rosary as he prepares to participate in a "Grill the Seminarians" discussion April 3 with members of a youth group from St. Patrick Church in Providence, R.I. (CNS photo/Chaz Muth)
It's ordination season and Catholics have reason to be pleased with the numbers of priests who will serve the church well into the future.
In recent years, the numbers of priestly ordinations have given Catholic Church observers reason to believe there is not a global vocations crisis, but they acknowledge there is still a need for more.
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