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Garry Wills: Papacy should ‘fade into symbolic ireelevence like Queen Elizabeth’

What follows is an excerpt from Sally Quinn’s interview with Garry Wills, author of the new book, “Why Priests? A … Continued

Immigration as redemption for U.S. bishops

Washington’s 2013 effort at comprehensive immigration reform offers a chance at redemption to the United States bishops. For what I … Continued

Chicago cardinal leads new fight against gay marriage

Chicago Cardinal Francis George has launched a last-ditch campaign to convince the lame-duck Illinois legislature not to legalize same-sex marriage, … Continued

Washington churches told not to collect funds for gay marriage fight

SPOKANE, Wash. — Churches in Washington state are being reminded that collecting money for a political cause is not OK … Continued

Paul Ryan is one of us

Joshua Roberts BLOOMBERG Representative Paul Ryan, Republican from Wisconsin, chairman of the House Budget Committee and Mitt Romney’s running mate. … Continued

Catholic theologians rebuff Vatican

ST. LOUIS — Over the last 50 years, the practice of thinking theologically in the Roman Catholic Church has slowly … Continued

Vatican censors nun’s book on sexual ethics, and some see a bid to muzzle women’s voices

VATICAN CITY — A long-simmering conflict between the Vatican and American nuns erupted again on Monday (June 4) when the … Continued

After Vatican’s rebuke of nuns, time to hear Mary’s voice

Imagine the fury of the men of Galilee when a young, unmarried girl showed up in their village pregnant. They … Continued

Lutherans find common cause with Catholics on Obama mandate

ST. LOUIS — Lutherans and Catholics are not historically known for their theological sympathy, but earlier this month the president … Continued

Time to talk about sexuality in the Catholic Church

The Catholic Church’s official teaching on homosexuality distinguishes between homosexual individuals and what it calls the “homosexual condition.” The difficulty … Continued