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The Empty Altar
The Empty Altar

The Empty Altar

An Illustrated Book to Help Talk About the Lack of Parish Priests


176 Pages, 8.5 x 5.5

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, Mobipocket

Trade Paper, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $23.95)

Publication Date: September 2017

ISBN 9780824520793

Rights: US & CA

The Crossroad Publishing Company (Sep 2017)


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A study on the shortage of priests and the future of the Catholic church This book makes a prophetic proposal, respectful of church teaching, that addresses the growing deficiency of priests in the Catholic church. Based on sound theology and firsthand experience, this book is presented in an illustrated and easily digestible form and was written by an author with decades of experience who has studied the situation as a theologian and developed realistic solutions as a pastor and bishop.

Author Biography

Fritz Lobinger is a priest, a missionary and a theologian. He is the author of Like His Brothers and Sisters.