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How the Church Has Been Good for Women… and Other Ways It Is 'Essential'

How the Church Has Been Good for Women… and Other Ways It Is 'Essential'

Church attendance and overall religiosity have long been higher among women than among men. This pattern, however, seems to be changing, especially for younger generations. According to new data, the long-existent church gender gap, which shows up in both religious affiliation and church attendance, has now flipped. However, the headline is not that more men are connecting with the Church. The story is that more women are disconnecting from the Church.