Monday, December 11
Viva la Counter-Reformaccion?*
Mexico is seeing a veritable boom in vocations to the priesthood and religious life, says an official of Aid to the Church in Need.
"There are about 12,000 young men preparing for the priesthood in Mexican major seminaries, while 15,000 active priests are serving the faithful," said Xavier Legorreta, head of Aid to the Church in Need's Latin America I section.
The article says that Mexico is one of the two countries sending the most missionaries abroad. That's good--but I hope a lot of them stay home, too.
*It's almost Spanish...