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Nuns Now: Where Is Everybody? November 04, 2016
We wrap up our Nuns Now series by addressing the elephant in the room. Like... where is everybody? Everybody young, that is? Why are so few women becoming nuns today? There are just 50,000 nuns in the United States, down 75 percent since 1965. We hear how more traditional orders are actually seeing membership rise, while expanded opportunities for women have made a nun's life less attractive for many.

Gail DeGeorge is a journalist with the Global Sisters Report of the National Catholic Reporter.

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