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CNA/EWTN News The numbers are in: almost 600 Catholic men will be ordained priests for the U.S. in 2015, an increase of more than 100 from last year. Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of Raleigh, N.C. said April 7 that the increase in ordination numbers is “encouraging.” The bishop, who heads

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a multi-part series on the Vibrant Churches project, an ongoing effort to mitigate the decline in the number of available priests for assignments as pastors on the parishes of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. The first installment examined efforts to mitigate the impact of

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a multiple-part series on the Vital Parishes Project, an ongoing effort to mitigate the impact of a decline in the number of available priests for assignment as pastors on the parishes of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. The first installment examines efforts to mitigate