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  • Catholic Parishes of the 21st Century.
    Zech, Charles E., Mary L. Gautier, Mark M. Gray, Jonathon L. Wiggins, and Thomas P. Gaunt (2017)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Diversity; Catholic, U.S.A.; Parish
  • So far and yet so close: Emergent spirituality and the cultural influence of traditional religion among Italian youth.
    Palmisano, Stefania, and Nicola Pannofino (2017)
    Social Compass 64:1: 130-146.

    Based on survey data from Italian youths. Rather than counterposing traditional religion & alternative spiritualities they placed the latter within the framework of the hegemonic Italian Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Spirituality; Young adults; Catholic, Italy
  • A Matter of Discretion. The Politics of Catholic Priest in the United States and Ireland
    Calfano, Brian Robert, Melissa R. Michelson, and Elizabeth A. Oldmixon (2017)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Associated Search Terms: Ireland; United States; Politics, Ireland; Clergy; Catholic, U.S.A.; Catholic, Ireland; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Permanent deacons and non-profit directors: Comparing leadership styles among facilitators of community agencies.
    Reed, Jordan, and Joseph R. Ferrari (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:1: 21-29.

    Compares scores on leadership style scales of 203 Catholic permanent deacons & 202 male community-based social action program directors.

    Associated Search Terms: Social services; Catholic, U.S.A.; Deacon; Leadership
  • Authentically Black and Truly Catolic. The Rise of Black Catholicism in the Great Migration.
    Cressler, Matthew J. (2017)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Illinois, Chicago; African Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Vieillir au couvent: stratégies des congrégations et paradoxe des laïcités.
    Anchisi, Annick, Laurent Amiotte-Suchet, and Kevin Toffel (2016)
    Social Compass 63:1: 3-19.

    Study of Sisters of Charity in France & merged religious congregations in Switzerland; as members' average ages increased, they turned to care for the aging, including their own members, running facilities within government programs designed for all aged persons.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Switzerland; Catholic, France; Sisters of Charity; Orders/congregations; Gerontology
  • Religious forms in secularized society: Three Catholic groups in comparison.
    Turco, Daniela (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 513-528.

    With a background of secularization, where ordinary practice is ancillary to extraordinary experiences, Catholic Action, charismatic renewal, and Catholic-affiliated scouting represent different aspects of Catholicism. Only the charismatics resist modernity.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy, Cosenza; Moral; Belief; Abortion; Euthanasia; Scouting; Homosexuality; Catholic Action; Divorce; Catholic, Italy; Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy
  • Un corps qui fait images: le rituel de la crucifixion (Liban).
    Aubin-Boltanski, Emma (2016)
    Social Compass 63:2: 213-233.

    Based on interviews with Maronite female mystics who bear the marks of the stigmata, which appear on Good Friday. Focuses particularly on one. Pictures & statues are important in home churches, though de-emphasized as Latin rite imports in the official churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Maronite, Lebanon; Art; Stigmata; Mystic; Ritual; Feast; Lebanon
  • Finding their way to heaven: Women, self-narratives and Catholicism in Quito, Ecuador.
    Calderón Muñoz, Maria (2016)
    Socal Compass 63;1: 20-37.

    Based on 2004-06 interviews with women in Catholic groups in Quito. Conversion experiences after a period of dissatisfaction with traditional Catholicism led to maintaining an individualized personal Catholicism, sometimes at odds with official Church teachings.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Identification; Discourse; Post-structuralism; Women; Ecuador, Quito; Catholic, Ecuador
  • Trends in addressing social needs: A longitudinal study of congregation-based service provision and political participation.
    Fulton, Brad R. (2016)
    Religions 7:5: 51-67.

    Social services have risen, political engagement lessened, but both have risen in Catholic Latino congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Catholic, U.S.A.; Congregation; Latino Americans; Politics, U.S.A.; Social services; Longitudinal
  • Saint Peter's leaky boat: Falling intergenerational persistence among U.S.-born Catholics since 1974.
    Hout, Michael (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:1: 1-17.

    Overview of post 1950 poll & survey data; the U.S. population remains one-fourth Roman Catholic though, because of immigration & relativity fertility, one-third was reared Catholic.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States; Belief; Demography; Membership; Practice; Disaffiliation
  • Faith agaisnt the storm: Filipino immigrant mobilizations for Hurricane Katrina evacuees.
    Cherry, Stephen M., and Amy Lucas (2016)
    Social Compass 63:3: 354-371.

    Based on 2007-10 participant observation, interviews, and survey data from Filipino Americans in Houston. Involvement in religious organizations facilitated Houston Filipino volunteers in assisting Filipinos displaced from New Orleans and elsewhere on the Gulf Coast by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Texas, Houston; Voluntary action research; Volunteering; Disaster; Filipino Americans
  • Wage differentials in the United States: Does religious participation matter?
    Beck, Sedefka V. (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 558-578.

    Analyzes 2003 & '05 panel interview data from non-Hispanic U.S. adults. Practice suppressed wages of mainline Protestants; low participation predicted lower wages for conservative Protestant men & higher wages for Catholic women.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Gender; Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; Panel study; Practice; Stratification; Catholic, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland. Religious Practice in Late Modernity.
    Ganiel, Gladys (2016)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2009 surveys, on interviews, & on case studies. For many, the Roman Catholic Church is a convenient foil against which the define their fair. Describes extra-institutional religion--religiosity connected to & going beyond organized churches, thereby balancing individualism. Reports attitudes toward reconciliation & ecumenism.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Ambivalence; Catholic, Ireland; Change; Clergy; Conflict; Diversity; Pluralism; Extra-institutional; Individualism; Ireland; Parish council; Secularization; State; Ecumenism
  • What "cultural religion" says about secularization and national identity: A neglected religio-political configuration.
    Laniel, Jean-François (2016)
    Social Compass 63:3: 372-388.

    Between secularity and religious institutions having authority over society, there is cultural religion, which is prevalent in the West. Focuses on the example of France & other nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; Political religion; Cultural religion; Boulard, Fernand; Catholic, France; LeBras, Gabriel; France; Vicarious religion; Davie, Grace; Turcotte, Paul André; Demerath, Nicholas Jay III; Bellah, Robert N.; Identity
  • Church attendance and religious change in Italy, 1968-2010: A multilevel analysis of pooled datasets.
    Vezzoni, Cristiano, and Ferruccio Biolcati-Rialdi (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:1: 100-118.

    Assembles 1968-2005 mass attendance data from Italy.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Italy; Practice
  • Inequality and the altruistic life: A study of the priestly vocation rate.
    Fishman, Robert M., Carlos Gervasoni, and Keely Jones Stater (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 575-595.

    Analyzes Catholic ordination rates of 25 nations. Greater societal-level inequality increases motivation to pursue individual material gain & less to pursue such an altruistic vocation as the Catholic priesthood.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Stratification; Vocation; Altruism
  • Keeping the Vow. The Untold Story of Married Catholic Priests.
    Sullins, D. Paul (2015)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Former married priests of the Anglican Communion who had been accepted into the Latin rite Roman Catholic priesthood, which is usually characterized by celibacy.

    Associated Search Terms: Celibacy; Clergy; Convert; Conversion; Catholic
  • L’Église-nation canadienne-française au siècle des nationalités : Regard croisé sur l’ultramontanisme et le nationalisme.
    Laniel, Jean-François (2015)
    Études d'histoire religieuse 81:1/2: 15-37.

    Associated Search Terms: Nationalism; Canada, Quebec; Cultural religion; Catholic, Canada
  • Filipino Catholic students and prayer as conversation with God.
    Cornelio, Jayeel Serrano (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Linda Woodhead (eds.) A Sociology of Prayer. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 133-152.

    Based on interviews with college & university students in Catholic organizations in the Philippines. Respondents described prayer as conversation with God.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Philippines; Philippines; Prayer; Students, undergraduate; Individualism
  • For youth, prayer is relationship.
    Mason, Michael C. (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Linda Woodhead (eds.) A Sociology of Prayer. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 25-48.

    Analyzes 2008 interview data from English-speaking Catholic participants in a World Youth Day in Sydney, Australia. Prayer was not for obtaining this-worldly advantages but expressive of a relationship with God. Frequency of prayer correlated with Catholic practice & belief &with civic engagement.

    Associated Search Terms: Prayer; Practice; Civic engagement; Catholic; Belief; Youth
  • What do Argentine people believe in? Religion and social structure in Argentina.
    Mallimaci, Fotunato, Juan Cruz Esquivel, and Verónica Giménez Béliveau (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2: 255-277.

    Reports results of a 2008 survey of the Argentine population, noting changes from previous surveys.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Argentina; Change; Birth control; Abortion; Argentina; Belief
  • Religion and the Struggle for European Union: Confessional Culture and the Limits of Integration.
    Nelsen, Brent F., and James L. Guth (2015)
    Washington: Georgetown University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Europe; Catholic, Europe; Europe; Politics, Europe; Historical
  • L’Innovation utopique et les frontiers de sa reception. Tracé sociohistorique de l’insertion missionaire en Bas-Canada après 1840, entre modernité américaine et références françaises.
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2015)
    In Giuseppe Schiavone and Daniela Martina (eds.) L'Utopia: Alla Ricerca del Senso della Storia. Scritti in Onore di Cosimo Quarta. Milano: Mimesis, pp. 65-81.

    Associated Search Terms: Stranger; Catholic, Canada; Canada, Quebec; Missions; Frontier; Historical
  • Latino religious affiliation and ethnic identity.
    Calvillo, Jonathan E., and Stanley R. Bailey (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:1: 57-78.

    analyzes 2006 telephone interview data from Latino Americans. Catholicism serves as a bridge to the ethnic homeland & positively predicts use of Spanish in the home while Protestantism reflects a break with the ethnicity & inversely predicts use of Spanish in the home.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Language; Migrant; Generations; Protestant, U.S.A.; Latino Americans
  • Open Your Heart. Religion and Cultural Poetics of Greater Mexico.
    Sandell, David P. (2015)
    Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Identity; Mexican Americans; Participant observation; Culture; United States, California, Fresno
  • Individual choices revisisted: Non-heterosexual Christians in Poland.
    Hall, Dorota (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2:212-224.

    Based on participant observation & life history interviews with a group of non-heterosexual Christians in Poland. Members tended to be educated, have religiously diverse backgrounds, to have experienced social mobility, & if from small towns to have experienced geographical mobility--all leading them to challenge tradition within the majority Catholic religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Mobility (geographical); Cultural capital; Poland; Participant observation; Life histories; Homosexuality; Catholic, Poland; Mobility (vertical)
  • Le catholicisme québécos entre France et Amérique: Les missionnaires français, la modernité américaine et le redéploiement socioculurel dans l’espace public (1840-1870).
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2015)
    In Solange Lefebvre, Céline Béraud, and E.-Martin Meunier (eds.) Catholicsme et cultures: Regards croisés Québec-Fance. Québec: Presses de l'Université Laval, pp. 213-247 /Rennes, France: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, pp. 175-201.

    Role of some religious orders & congregations in creating autonomous space for modernization in Quebec; focuses on the case of he Viatorians, whose American-like educational program was autonomous from that of the classical curriculum traditionally favored by the higher clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Orders/congregations; Modernization; Education; Catholic, Canada; Clercs de Saint-Viateur; Canada, Quebec
  • From Celibate Catholic Priest to Married Protestant Minister. Shepherding in Greener Pastures.
    Fichter, Stephen Joseph (2015)
    Lanham, Maryland: Lexington.

    Based on interviews with former Catholic priests in the U.S.A. who became pastors in Protestant churches, most in the Episcopal church but some in the Evangelical Lutheran & United churches. For most, celibacy had been a burden.

    Associated Search Terms: Role exit; Clergy; Role strain; Episcopal; Conversion; Clergy spouses; Celibacy; Vocation; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Conflict & community: Twin tensions in becoming a multiethnic congregation.
    Herzog, Patricia Snell, and Brandon Vaidyanathan (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:4: 507-529.

    2008-09 participant observation & interview data from a northern Indiana formerly Polish parish into which a Mexican parish was merged. The merger did not work; 2 conflicting communities were juxtaposed.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Polish Americans; Participant observation; Parish; Mexican Americans; Latino Americans; Conflict; Catholic, U.S.A.; Case study; Merger
  • Interrogatng and constructing the "authentic" Roman Catholic Church: Feminist perspectives among Canadian women religious.
    Gervais, Christine, and Claire Turenne Sjolander (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:3: 365-396.

    Based on 2008-11 field work, interviews, & questionnaire data from current & former sisters in Ontario. Respondents constructed "church" often from a feminist & social justice orientation rather than the official hierarchical one.

    Associated Search Terms: Justice; Feminism; Ex-sisters; Canada, Ontario; Orders/congregations; Sisters; Social construction of reality; Women; Catholic, Canada; Authenticity
  • Religion, race, and discrimination: A field experiment of how American churches welcome newcomers.
    Wright, Bradley R.E., Christopher M. Donnelly, Michael Wallace, Stacy Missari, Annie Scola Wisnesky, and Christine Zozula (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 185-204.

    E-mail inquiries to a sample of churches, ostensibly from families moving to the geographical area of each church. Ostensible names varied to communicate white, African American, Latino, or Asian identity. Responses from Mainline Protestant churches showed discrimination.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Homophily; Race; Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; Experiment; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Discrimination; Catholic, U.S.A.; Internet survey
  • Religious belonging, religious agency, and women's autonomy in Mozanbique.
    Agadjanian, Victor, and Scott T. Yabiku (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 461-476.

    Based on 2008 interview data from women aged 15-50 in a largely Christian area of southern Mozambique. Catholics & mainline Protestants (liberal) had higher autonomy than Apostolic, other Pentecostal, & unaffiliated women.

    Associated Search Terms: Mozambique, Chibuto District, Gaza Province; Protestant (mainline), Mozambique; Catholic, Mozambique; Pentecostal, Mozambique; Gender traditionalism; Denomination (organizational entity); Autonomy; Apostolic, Mozambique; Africanist; Women
  • Religious public discourses and institutional structures: A cross-national analysis of Catholicism in Chile, Ireland, and Nigeria.
    Conway, Brian (2014)
    Sociological Perspectives 57:2: 149-166.

    Analyzes pastoral statements of Catholic episcopal conferences.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse; Content analysis; Comparative; Catholic, Nigeria; Catholic, Chile; Catholic, Ireland
  • Religion Italian Style. Continuities and Changes in a Catholic Country.
    Garelli, Franco (2014)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Catholic, Italy
  • The electronic frontier of Catholicism in Poland: An answer to the crisis of religious community?
    Kolodziejska, Marta (2014)
    In Gladys Ganiel, Heidemarie Winkel, and Christophe Monnot (eds.) Religion in Times of Crisis. Leiden: Brill, pp. 54-71.

    Based on on-line observation of chat rooms of online Polish Catholic web sites. Discussions bridged divides, including non-believers & those with questions that would not be readily posed in off-line settings.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Poland; Internet; Poland
  • Euthanasia and the Belgian Catholic World.
    Voyé, Liliane, and Karel Dobbelaere (2014)
    In K. Dobbelaere and A. Pérez-Agote (eds.) The Intimate: New Conflicts between Religion and Polity. Laws about Life, Death and the Family in So-called Catholic Countries. Leuven: Universitaire Pers Leuven.

    Associated Search Terms: Euthanasia; Moral; Catholic, Belgium; Belgium
  • Religion and Democratization: Framing Religious and Political Identies in Muslim and Catholic Societies.
    Driessen, Michael D. (2014)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Democracy; Identity, national; Islam
  • Religious faith and the market economy: A survey on faith and trust of Catholic entrereneurs in China.
    Gao, Shining, and Fengang Yang (2014)
    In Jürgen von Hagen and Michael Welker (eds.) Money as God?: The Monetization of the market and Its Impact on Religion, Politics, Law and Ethics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 339-361.

    Associated Search Terms: Business people; China; Catholic, China
  • Las radios católicas españolas. Historia, desarrollo y programación
    Santos Diez, María Teresa, and Jesús Ángel Pérez Dasilva (2014)
    Revista de Estudios Sociales 50: 140-154.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Spain; Historical; Media; Spain
  • Religious institutions and sexual scandals: A comparative study of Catholicism in Ireland, South Africa, and the United States.
    Conway, Brian (2014)
    International Journal of Comparative Sociology 55:4: 318-341.

    Associated Search Terms: Ireland; Comparative; South Africa; Catholic, Ireland; Catholic, South Africa; Sexual abuse; United States; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Catholic young adults' attitudes toward the church's pro-life teachings: A bellwether for the church's political strategy?
    Pratt, Tia Noelle (2014)
    Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion 10:3: 1-21.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Catholic; Life (moral issue); Abortion
  • L'épiscopat dans l'espace poliique français.
    Portier, Philippe (2014)
    Projet 342: 32-39.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, France; France; Catholic, France; Bishop
  • Vers une sortie de la religion culturelle: les transformations du catholicisme au Québec et au Canada (1968-2008).
    Meunier, É. Martin, and Jean-François Nault (2014)
    In François Mabille (ed.) La longue transition du catholicisme. Gouvernementalité et influence. Paris: Éd. du Cygne, pp. 27-63.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Catholic, Canada; Cultural religion; Canada, Quebec
  • Religious Collectivities in the Era of Individualization.
    Meintel, Deirdre (2014)
    Social Compass 61:2: 195-206.

    Based on ethnographic research in Quebec conducted since 2006; highlights the importance of organized religion to supporting spiritualities. Comments by Afe Adogame, pp. 207-218.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec; Spirituality; Catholic, Canada; Participant observation
  • Suicide and religion: New evidence on the differences between Protestantism and Catholicism.
    Torgler, Benno,and Christoph Schaltegger (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:2: 316-340.

    Data on Swiss cantons show Catholicism inversely predicting suicide rates & acceptance of suicide.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Switzerland; Suicide; Switzerland; Catholic, Switzerland
  • From religious icon to "our Mother from heaven": The appropriation of the Virgin Mary by Catholic women in Quito.
    Calderón Muñoz, Maria (2014)
    Culture and Religion 15:1: 58-71.

    Associated Search Terms: Marian; Ecuador, Quito; Catholic, Ecuador; Women
  • Religiosity and politics in Spain and Poland: A period effect analysis.
    Requena, Miguel, and Mikolaj Stanek (2014)
    Social Compass 61:3: 348-367.

    The Catholic Church legitimated authoritarian rule in Spain & opposed it in Poland. After the fall of Franco in Spain & Communism in Poland, both nations experienced secularization, but moreso in Spain.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Poland; Politics, Poland; Politics, Spain; Secularization; Spain; Catholic, Spain; Poland; Comparative
  • Assessing the deerminants of the contemporary social attitudes of Roman Catholics in Britain: Abortion and homosexuality.
    Clements, Ben (2014)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 29:3: 491-501.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Homosexuality; Great Britain; Abortion; Catholic, Great Britain
  • Fact Factory: Sociological Expertise and Episcopal Decision Making in the Netherlands.
    Dols, Chris (2014)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Radboud Univrsiteit Nijmegen.

    Associated Search Terms: Bishop; Catholic, Netherlands; Netherlands; Policy research; Sociology of religion, Netherlands
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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