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Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Germany's defense minister, agrees with advocates of radical change in the nation's Roman Catholic Church.
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The survivors and their defenders see an opportunity for a Vatican reckoning following criminal convictions handed down in Argentina in November.
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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, filed for bankruptcy Feb.19.
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Though 500 years have passed since the Protestant Reformation began in the eastern German town of Wittenberg, traditional and conservative Catholics find themselves eyeing the German church with concern once again.
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Bishop John Michael Botean, who leads the Eparchy of St. George's in Canton, Ohio, the Romanian Greek Catholic Church's only diocese abroad, spoke with unusual candor in a Feb. 18 interview.
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Book Review: It will strike astute readers as unsurprising (and dispiriting) that today's critical questions surrounding gender and race were even more urgent for radical reformers throughout the 1800s.
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Amid a shrinking Catholic Church in Germany, participants in the first session of synodal way meetings brought up questions about sexual morality, the ordination of women, and compulsory celibacy.
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Links from : The problems with Bloomberg; Sanders' vote-turnout myth; Querida Amazonia through the lens of Vatican II; homosexuality and genetics.
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"Seattle is probably the best economy in the United States, and we're able to build jumbo jets. We have an app for everything. We have a box on every doorstep. Amazon is here. And yet we don't have the mind to come together to end homelessness."
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Michael Sean Winters writes: "No deep shift in public opinion has been more oppositional to Catholic social teaching in my lifetime than the diminishment of the idea that there are public goods that the public should seek to meet."
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Commentary: Joining more than 1,100 former U.S. Department of Justice officials in signing the letter calling on Attorney General William Barr to resign his office, among other things, was a matter of honoring my faith.
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From : A true sense of interconnectedness suggests that one cannot merely select a single ethical issue in isolation as if it were unrelated to all others.
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Boy Scout councils and units sponsored by Catholic parishes and other entities will not be affected by the Chapter 11 bankruptcy case filed by the Boy Scouts of America.
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Those who are meek are patient, gentle and merciful, drawing people together and salvaging relationships, Pope Francis said.
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NCR Feb 18
Jamie Manson writes: Pope Francis' failure to see God fully alive and incarnated through the work and ministry of women feels like a betrayal by a man who otherwise sees sacrament everywhere.
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NCR Feb 18
From : In Mexico's Michoacán state, up to a billion monarch butterflies winter in the woods of the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve. Raúl Hernández and Homero Gómez advocated for the reserve's protection, and for that they gave their lives.
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NCR Feb 18
From : Either I believe that God is here with me in these darkest moments — or desolation, all is desolation.
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NCR Feb 18
Rafael Luciani, who served as a theological adviser during the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon, says that Pope Francis' Amazon exhortation creates a new moment for Latin America — indeed, a new phase in this pontificate.
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NCR Feb 18
"Even though he is not a woman, Francis has a specific idea about what womanhood is meant to look like in the church. Unfortunately, his view is representative of the deeply entrenched error at the root of hierarchical exclusion of women from Holy Orders."
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