Tag: Rev. Andrew Greeley

Rev. Andrew Greeley: Chicago Catholics and the Struggles Within their Church

Rev. Andrew Greeley’s recent passing reminded me of one of the many studies he has done. Specifically the one he did about Chicago Catholics and the struggles within their Church. “[Leaders] have to be aware that the church is [perceived as] too authoritative, makes too many rules. Its sermons tend to be uninspiring,” U. of... Read more »


42% of Catholics leave the church due to its teaching on abortion.  39% reject the idea of abortion according to a recent study by Rev. Andrew Greeley. I wasn’t always pro-life.  I was from an era that when you got pregnant you just went and had an abortion.  I remember watching a soap opera during... Read more »