The Catholic Project at The Catholic University of America is conducting a National Study of Catholic Priests. The study entailed a census of bishops, a nationally representative survey of Catholic clergy, and in-depth interviews with priests. It also includes a census of US Catholic bishops. Initial results were released on October 19, 2022 and further insights were released on November 7, 2023.
7 Nov 2023 Report: Polarization, Generational Dynamics, and the Ongoing Impact of the Abuse Crisis: Further Insights from the National Study of Catholic Priests
By Brandon Vaidyanathan, Ph.D., Christopher Jacobi, Ph.D., Chelsea Rae Kelly, Ph.D., Tricia C. Bruce, Ph.D.,
Stephen White, and Sara Perla:
Link to 7 Nov 2023 Report: