Pope Francis Faces Changes in Papacy
What do the actions of Pope Francis mean for the more than one-hundred and fifty-thousand Catholic faithful in Alabama? As Pope Francis faces critical changes in his year-old papacy, he is preparing for an upcoming summit on family issues. Research shows that most active Catholics reject the church’s core teachings on family issues and that Catholics will need to come to a consensus on those core values. Although, Alabama is predominantly Baptist today, new data shows that the Catholic Church is growing it's fastest here in the deep South.