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In Catholicism, is it OK to join a church in a different neighborhood if I don't like the local one?

It may be permitted in current canon law, but it's not a good idea to hop from one parish to another because the priest cannot know his flock as well that way. Council of Trent, sess. 24, decree ...
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In Catholicism, is it OK to join a church in a different neighborhood if I don't like the local one?

In Catholicism, is it OK to join a church in a different neighborhood if I don't like the local one? Canon Law has no restrictions on this, so you are free to attend mass at a Catholic parish that is ...
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In Catholicism, is it OK to join a church in a different neighborhood if I don't like the local one?

Generally speaking, you are member of a parish, and you should attend Mass in your parish. The organization of the Church is mainly geographical, parishes as part of a diocese, and the diocese being a ...
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Why has the Church of Scotland lost 1 million followers since 2001?

Separately from the government-run censuses (2001, 2011, 2022) there have been privately run church censuses in Scotland asking for figures direct from churches. The last one was 2016. This looks at ...
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Why has the Church of Scotland lost 1 million followers since 2001?

There is indeed a general tendency in Scotland as in the rest of Western Europe, that many people's lifestyles, values and self-identity changed as society around them changed, which lead to spending ...
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Why has the Church of Scotland lost 1 million followers since 2001?

It would be good if the Church of Scotland stated itself what it understood the reasons to be. As the 2024 General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has just finished, I looked at their web-site. See ...
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Why has the Church of Scotland lost 1 million followers since 2001?

I left the Church of Scotland in 1966 at the age of fifteen because I was receiving no teaching about Jesus Christ and the Gospel. My father was the minister. And both his father and grandfather had ...
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Why has the Church of Scotland lost 1 million followers since 2001?

The Church of Scotland has been losing members since its peak in 1957 with 63%.1 It's probably general apathy/secularism. This article states A tide has to be turned because a generation of people ...
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