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Religion
Catholic women reflect on what the pope's focus on mercy means to them.
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The mainstream media appears to have a love affair with Hale, a twenty-something Catholic man who has decided that he speaks not only for all Catholic millennials, but for all Catholics.
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What would it mean for Catholic women to be able to serve at the altar as deacons? Here's what these women had to say.
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Some Catholics argue that there is a precedent for women to become deacons in the church.
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Only bishops can vote at a synod, but about 30 women have been invited to the meeting as auditors.
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You have called for a year of mercy, a time where all should be absolved of their sins if they confess. With the utmost respect, I wonder, will this be a time when the Vatican confesses its sins against women?
Politics
We'll be inundated Pope, Pope, and more Pope 24-7 this week, as the pontiff makes his rounds in the nation's capital. Francis plans a White House visit, an outdoor mass in Washington, and a speech before Congress. He's also likely to join a rally on the National Mall.
Religion
The question of women's leadership has long been a contentious issue in the Catholic Church. While Francis has changed the tone of the Church through his messages and actions, when it comes to women, many people agree: Pope Francis isn't perfect.
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VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has always been a heavily male bureaucracy, and statistics released on the eve of International
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“People report leaving because they feel that the institutional church is not relevant, and much is related to the issue
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Burke also said the Catholic Church had been influenced by “the radical feminist movement,” and in his statement, Illo seemed
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The election of Pope Francis and early indications that he wasn't a business-as-usual pontiff was greeted with great hope that he signaled if not a revolution, at least a major leap forward for the church. One group of Catholics seems conspicuously absent from the pope's reform agenda: women.
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Cardinal Rino Fischella, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization, which sponsored the event
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“If you heard what I hear,” Hart once told Zada, “you would come, too.” “Even my best friend, who was a priest, Father Doody
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"The Catholic Church: What Everyone Needs to Know" makes clear that this institution is less monolithic than it seems; no wonder the book's mantra is: "It's complicated."
Religion
We all know the commandment, "Honor thy father and mother." We've also been schooled to respect our elders. But we also know reality. Older people may have less energy than the young, but they have more resources, such as life experience.