In the News: Study: Increasingly isolated youth connect to faith through relationship
Springtide Research Institute was recently featured in National Catholic Reporter (NCR). The article, Study: Increasingly isolated youth connect to faith through relationship by Lucy Grindon, is reprinted in part below, but we encourage you to visit their site to read the piece in its entirety.
Young people — including those who are religious — do not see religious leaders as trusted adults, according to a new study. Only 8% of respondents ages 13-25 who are affiliated with a religious group say they have a trusted religious leader they could turn to if needed.
In contrast, 45% said they could turn to a close adult friend, 35% to a grandparent, and 17% to a teacher, according to the study by Springtide Research Institute.
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