Detroit Catholic Pastoral Alliance en Detroit Catholics: Archdiocese plans could "abandon" city <p>Last week, the Detroit Archdiocese said it will<a href=""> likely close nine churches and consolidate dozens more</a> starting next year.</p><p>The six-county Detroit Archdiocese, like many across the country, is dealing with a priest shortage and declining membership in many churches.</p> Mon, 05 Dec 2011 16:40:32 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 5248 at