POLITICS
04/24/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Church Having Trouble Marketing Poverty And Celibacy To Men

St. Joseph's Seminary in Yonkers, NY is having trouble in the admissions department.

Fifty years ago, several hundred men at a time studied for the priesthood. Today, only 22 are enrolled. In an effort to attract suitable men to the priesthood, the seminary is trying new marketing techinques. St. Joseph's launched a website called nypriest.com and the archdiocese is hoping the Pope's visit provides a shot in the arm. Asks Reverend Luke Sweeney, "How do we get the 'cool' factor back into the priesthood?"

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