Hispanics leaving Church Admin Friday, May 9, 2014 A growing number of U.S. Hispanics are turning away from the Roman Catholic religion of their youth and now identify as Protestant or are unaffiliated with any church, according to a survey released on Wednesday. © 2023 The Catholic Thing. All rights reserved. For reprint rights, write to: [email protected] The Catholic Thing is a forum for intelligent Catholic commentary. Opinions expressed by writers are solely their own.