Sunday, 4 January 2015

Number of Catholics Increases Throughout the World

VATICAN CITY — Vatican Radio reported Wednesday that the number of Catholics in the world has increased on all five continents, with an increase totaling 15 million souls.
The figures were published by the Fides news agencyfrom the latest edition of the Church’s Book of Statistics, updated to Dec. 31, 2012. The statistics show that on that date the number of Catholics in the world stood at 1,228,621,000, reflecting a worldwide increase of more than 15 million compared to the previous year. Link here