One out of four Catholics increased their giving last year, and 77 percent of these donors say that they were inspired to give more by Pope Francis. More than two in five (44%) Catholics say that Pope Francis’ message of hope, love, and charity will inspire them to give more to Catholic efforts or organizations in the future.
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