Millennial Nuns

millenial priests

The Story: The Atlantic, “Why Would a Millennial Become a Priest or a Nun?”

The Conversation: Millennials are notorious for their independent thinking and secular ethos, so why have more and more begun to devote their lives to the Roman Catholic church? Some are even choosing to wear the habit -- religious attire usually associated with their parents’ generation. (See other surprising Boomer/Millennial overlaps here.)