The Church of England approved legislation on Monday to allow women priests to be ordained as bishops.
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Pope Benedict XVI held mass before a crowd of some 45,000 worshipers at the Washington Nationals park Thursday, where he addressed the challenges facing American Catholics. A group of analysts and experts examine the pope's message to Americans.
Leaders of the Anglican Church have demanded that the U.S. Episcopal Church stop blessing same-sex unions and consecrating gay bishops. Two American Anglican leaders review the decision and discuss how it impacts the Episcopal Church.
U.S. bishops agreed to revise their sex abuse policy Wednesday, voting overwhelmingly to approve rules saying priests who commit "even one act of sexual abuse of a minor" should be removed from public ministry.
Responding to the hundreds of allegations of child sex abuse, U.S. Catholic bishops adopted a policy Friday that bars priests guilty of abuse from parish work, but stopped short of endorsing a "zero-tolerance" policy.
In his opening address to a meeting of U.S. Catholic leaders, Bishop Wilton Gregory said the current sex abuse crisis is perhaps the gravest the American church has ever faced.
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