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Vatican Signals “Stunning Change” in Stance Toward Gays and Lesbians

A document from the Synod of Bishops provokes debate from the right and left flanks of the Catholic Church.

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Where Does Catholic Doctrine End and Pastoral Practice Begin?

The doctrine-versus-disciple argument could occupy bishops for years, and it often has.

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Can the Catholic Church Change Its Teaching on Divorce?

Meet the U.S. cardinal who wants to prevent divorced Catholics from receiving communion.

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Remembering the Saint of Labor Day

Frances Perkins knew the power the faith community had in making a difference in the lives of working people.

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Vatican: Defrocked Diplomat Who Abused Children Could Face Extradition

Stripped of his diplomatic immunity, Jozef Wesolowski

 could be sent to the Dominican Republic, where he preyed on young boys.

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Pope Francis Hints He Might One Day Retire

Will the current pontiff follow Pope Benedict’s shocking move and retire in the next few years?

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From 30,000 Feet, Pope Francis Reaches Out to Beijing

The pontiff’s flight over China and his corresponding telegram to President Xi Jinping carry historic significance.

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Pope Francis Calls Traditional Marriage an Icon of God’s Love

“When a man and a woman celebrate the sacrament of marriage, God is reflected in them,” the Pope told an audience at the Vatican.

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On anniversary of resignation, Benedict XVI has no regrets

Pope Benedict XVI, now retired and living in seclusion inside the Vatican, believes history will vindicate his difficult eight-year papacy.

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Scooby-Doo and Mystery Incorporated remove mask of “monster” Benedict to reveal Francis

Our friends at Eye of the Tiber share some breaking news on Pope Benedict.