Number of Catholic weddings falls by two-thirds since 1990

CatholicHerald.co.uk | 3/4/2018 | Staff Reporter
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The number of Catholic weddings in England and Wales has fallen dramatically in the last 25 years, according to new figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS).

In 2015, the most recent year for which statistics have been recorded, there were 7,001 Catholic weddings, according to the Daily Mail – less than a third of the figure for 1990.

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The decline is even steeper than for Church of England weddings, which have also fallen rapidly.

The decline mirrors the overall trend in the proportion of weddings which are religious ceremonies: the proportion has nearly halved from 50 per cent in...
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