COVID and Mass attendance: a report

The number of Catholics who say they go to Mass every week has dropped by 14 percent since the COVID-19 pandemic, according to The Pillar’s new Survey on Religious Attitudes and Practices. Forty-one percent of those who describe themselves as Catholic reported going to Mass at least once a week before the pandemic. Since the pandemic, only 36 percent of Catholics say they now go to Mass at least once a week — including streaming Masses.