Shortage Of Priests

Archbishop: 2 Parishes To Close By End Of 2012The leader of 1.3 million Roman Catholics in southeastern Michigan says the archdiocese will have fewer parishes by year's end through a mixture of mergers and closures made necessary by population shifts and a shortage of priests.
Details Emerging Ahead Of Church Closings AnnouncementFewer priests and parishioners in metro Detroit churches are leading to church closings and mergers.