International Priests in America: Challenges and Opportunities  -     By: Dean R. Hoge, Aniedi Okure
Buy Item $17.96 Retail: $19.95 Save 10% ($1.99) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

International Priests in America: Challenges and Opportunities

Liturgical Press / 2006 / Paperback

$17.96 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $19.95
|
Save 10% ($1.99)
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
CBD Stock No: WW618308

Current Promotions
* This product is not available for expedited shipping.

Product Description

Sixteen percent of the priests serving in the United States since 1985 are foreign-born and the number is rising. But many Americans prefer not to have them in their churches, saying the language and cultural differences are too great, and the screening isn't sufficient. International Priests in America studies this phenomenon from the perspective of parishoners, lay ministers, diocesan leaders, and priests. This book is guided by two questions: Should the Catholic Church in the United States bring in more international priests? If so, how should this be done?

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 236
Vendor: Liturgical Press
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0814618308
ISBN-13: 9780814618301
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.

Related Products

  1. The Battle for Rights in the United States Catholic Church
    The Battle for Rights in the United States Catholic Church
    Kevin E. McKenna
    Paulist Press / 2007 / Trade Paperback
    $9.89 Retail: $19.95 Save 50% ($10.06)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW144938
  2. Priest: Portraits of Ten Good Men Serving the Church Today
    Priest: Portraits of Ten Good Men Serving the Church Today
    Michael S. Rose
    Sophia Institute Press / Trade Paperback
    $13.46 Retail: $14.95 Save 10% ($1.49)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW832717
  3. Evolving Visions of the Priesthood: Changes from Vatican II to the Turn of the New Century
    Evolving Visions of the Priesthood: Changes from Vatican II to the Turn of the New Century
    Dean R. Hoge, Jacqueline E. Wenger
    Liturgical Press / 2003 / Trade Paperback
    $22.46 Retail: $24.95 Save 10% ($2.49)
    Availability: Out of Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW28054
  4. End of the Present World and the Mysteries of the Future Life
    End of the Present World and the Mysteries of the Future Life
    Father Charles Arminjon
    Sophia Institute Press / Trade Paperback
    $13.99 Retail: $17.95 Save 22% ($3.96)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW184388

Publisher's Description

Foreign-born priests have always played a significant role in America. Only from 1940 to 1960 did the church produce enough native-born priests to serve its parishes. In the past, those priests usually came from Europe, most notably Ireland. In the future, most of the world will be served by priests from Asia, Africa, and Latin America, particularly India and Nigeria. Sixteen percent of the priests serving in the United States since 1985 are foreign-born and the number is rising. But many Americans prefer not to have them in their churches, saying the language and cultural differences are too great, and the screening isn't sufficient. Who Will Lead Mass? Illuminates the voices of parishioners, lay ministers, diocesan leaders, as well as priests, as this phenomenon is studied. This groundbreaking book is guided by two questions: Should the Catholic Church in the United States bring in more international priests? If so, how should this be done? Dean Hoge and Aniedi Okure, O.P., renowned researchers, provide new data. In conclusion four additional commentators spell out the implications and findings.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Availability

Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Christianbook.com Search