A number of studies have analyzed the effects of Catholic schooling on religious outcomes Davidson, et al. (1997) reviews many of these studies. Studies by Greeley and Rossi (1966) and Greeley, McCready, and McCourt (1976) find that Catholic schooling at the primary and secondary levels have a positive effect on a number of religious outcomes for young people including church attendance, believing in life after death, belonging to parish organizations, reading Catholic periodicals, and so on. More recent research by Davidson, et al. (1997) indicates that Catholic schools have a more modest effect on religious outcomes.
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