There has been much in the news of late about the drift away from Catholicism in once strong Catholic countries such as Ireland and Poland.
Eg this 2005 LA Times Article entitled Catholicism Losing Ground In Ireland
Certainly this benefits no one since it is not like they are leaving for Protestant or Anglican Churches. It is part of that tendency to secularism as countries experience economic prosperity. The Celtic Tiger brought Ireland great prosperity in the last decade.
So, how do we realistically stop this in terms of practical solutions. I think it is sad to see countries in Europe and even Canada drfiting that way. As I recall Pope John Paul the Great spoke about this issue and certainly he would be saddened