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Chicago Catholic Schools To Focus On Recruiting Latinos

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Out of 2.3 million Roman Catholics in the Archdiocese of Chicago, a whopping 40 percent are Latino, Church records show.

Yet less than 20 percent of the Catholic school population in Cook and Lake counties was Latino in the 2008-2009 school year -- and the number of Latino elementary students has trended down.

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