The startling absence of Catholic men in the pews

And what's adding to the Catholic "man-crisis"

The following comes from a November 16 Catholic Stand article by Matthew James Christoff: There is a serious Catholic “man-crisis”: The pews have fewer Catholic men in them than ever before. The New Emangelization Project ( has documented the devastating loss of faith among Catholic men. Large numbers of baptized Catholic men have left the faith and … [Read more...]

Catholic men need priests who will lead

A recent survey shows many Catholic men are ready to engage more deeply in the Faith—when priests make a commitment to actively evangelize them

The following comes from an August 16 Catholic World Report article by Mathew James Christoff: The New Evangelization has been a major effort in the Catholic Church for more than 40 years. Unfortunately, it has failed to stem several significant downward trends among faithful in the United States. Since 2000, 14 million Catholics have left the faith, parish … [Read more...]

Catholicism’s man-sized crisis

What can we do about millions of men leaving the church?

The following comes from a May 7 Catholic World Report article by Joseph M. Hanneman: Matthew James Christoff is wants the world to know the Catholic Church has a man problem. Actually, not just a problem, but a crisis. The Catholic convert from Minnesota’s Twin Cities founded an apostolate called the New Emangelization Project to help men learn and fully live their faith. … [Read more...]