Tag: Vatican

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    Watch more of our conversation on the Catholic Church, sexual abuse, divisions over health care reform, and questions about the church's moral authority.

    March 26, 2010 | Comments

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    “As these revelations are coming out in Europe much as they did in the United States,” says Vatican expert David Gibson, “you’re going to have great calls for accountability of bishops who covered up for abusers or moved them around to other parishes.” More

    March 19, 2010 | Comments

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    Watch National Catholic Reporter senior correspondent John L. Allen Jr. and Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton discuss the Roman Catholic Church’s plan to absorb unhappy Anglicans wishing to become Catholics. More

    October 23, 2009 | Comments

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    "Women religious say this represents an investigation or an attack on the American way of being church, which has stressed more lay involvement, more religious involvement, collegiality, more accountability demanded of the bishops," says National Catholic Reporter editor Tom Fox.

    August 21, 2009 | Comments

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    It was a week of prayers and pleas for peace and gestures of reconciliation to all sides in the Holy Land.

    May 15, 2009 | Comments

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    After a week in Cameroon and Angola the pope said he was moved by Africa's "powerful sense of the sacred."

    March 27, 2009 | Comments

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    The Holy See has played an active global role for centuries. It has permanent observer status at the United Nations and has all the rights of full UN membership except voting.

    April 11, 2008 | Comments

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    Catholic leaders have often expressed their opposition to certain uses of science, such as anything that threatens human life. But the Church has no objection to basic scientific research itself — from it. That work is honored as trying to understand what God created — in the case of an observatory in Arizona, the entire visible universe. More

    June 3, 2005 | Comments

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    RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY profiles Peter Steinfels — Catholic, THE NEW YORK TIMES religion columnist, and author of the book A PEOPLE ADRIFT. Steinfels discusses the challenges facing the U.S. Catholic Church, from the sex abuse scandal to ordination of women, which he fears may send the church into an “irreversible decline” if they are not acted upon. More

    October 3, 2003 | Comments

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    Read more of Bob Abernethy’s interview with Peter Steinfels about his book A PEOPLE ADRIFT: THE CRISIS OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH IN AMERICA. More

    October 3, 2003 | Comments

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