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  1. catholic church
    What Does the Pope’s Support for Civil Unions Really Mean?It’s unclear whether he’s blurring the line against same-sex marriage or drawing it more clearly.
  2. vision 2020
    South Carolina Priest Denies Joe Biden Communion Over Pro-Choice ViewsIt’s an old if sporadic problem for Catholic pro-choice politicians.
  3. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: A Radically Moderate Answer to Climate ChangeSometimes moderation isn’t just the mushy middle between two extremes; it’s a form of pragmatic and even revolutionary imagination.
  4. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: The Corruption of the Vatican’s Gay Elite Has Been ExposedA jaw-dropping new book destroys the remains of the Vatican’s moral authority.
  5. catholic church
    Gay Priests and the Lives They No Longer Want to HideThousands of priests are closeted, and the Vatican’s failure to reckon with their sexuality has created a crisis for Catholicism.
  6. brett kavanaugh
    Kavanaugh Saga Uncomfortable for Catholics Amid Crisis Over Sexual AbuseCatholics bombarded with tales of a child sex abuse scandal can’t be happy with allegations of sexual assault by students at an elite Catholic school.
  7. the kavanaugh confirmation
    What You Need to Know About Kavanaugh’s ‘Abortion-Inducing Drugs’ CommentHarris and Clinton may have made a marginally misleading argument against Kavanaugh. But it pales beside the Big Con about his views on abortion.
  8. politics
    Is New York State Going to Have Its Own Clergy Sex-Abuse Scandal?New York’s attorney general is demanding records from Catholic leaders across the state. Is a sex-abuse scandal about to break?
  9. catholic church
    Archbishop Claims Pope Francis Was Complicit in Cardinal’s AbusesA controversial archbishop has alleged that Pope Francis and other Vatican officials covered up and enabled a cardinal’s sexual misconduct.
  10. women’s rights
    Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Legalize AbortionOne of the world’s most restrictive abortion bans is no more, following a landslide vote for repeal in Ireland.
  11. international affairs
    Mother Teresa Is Now Officially a Catholic SaintThe megafamous charity worker was canonized by Pope Francis in a ceremony attended by tens of thousands at the Vatican on Sunday.
  12. catholic church
    Pope Says Gays Deserve an Apology From ChurchHe was echoing a comment made by a German cardinal following the Orlando gay-club attack.
  13. pope francis
    Pope Francis Meets With Sex-Abuse Victims, Promises VigilanceSurvivor-group activists weren’t impressed.
  14. pope francis
    Pope Francis Begins Trip to Cuba and U.S.Received as a hero in Havana for his role in improving U.S.-Cuban relations, the Latin American pontiff hopes to reenergize Cuba’s many Catholics.
  15. religion
    The Wily Political Strategy of Pope FrancisThe bipartisan pontiff likes to keep them guessing.
  16. religion
    How Pope Francis Is Reclaiming the Meaning of ‘Pro-Life’The pontiff’s climate encyclical invoked the religious — and even radical — origins of a term that had become distorted by politics
  17. puppies!!!!!!
    Pope Says Choosing Pets Over Kids Makes Couples SadAt least after a lifetime of happiness.
  18. meeting of the popes
    Catholics Get Double Helpings of Popes, Saints at Vatican Mass For the first time ever.
  19. catholic church
    Marxist Pope Francis Confiscates Another Bishop’s MansionIndirectly, of course.
  20. equal rites
    Cardinal Dolan Says Catholic Church Has Been ‘Out-Marketed’ on Gay Marriage “It’s a tough battle.”
  21. religion
    Dolan Pushed to Defrock Abusive Priests, Protected Church Funds From VictimsNew documents shed light on his time in Milwaukee.
  22. the vatican
    Pope Francis Appoints Vatican Reform Board One without any legislative power, but it’s a start.
  23. gay marriage
    Cardinal Dolan Scolds Church’s Marriage DefenseIt’s a tough sell.
  24. catholic church
    Francis and Benedict Get Together for Pope-OffOr something like that.
  25. pope francis
    Pope Francis Did a Little PressHe asked reporters to “try to better understand the true nature of the Church.”
  26. papacy
    Mother Guilts Son for Almost Becoming PopeArchbishop Timothy Dolan’s mom is pleased he didn’t win.
  27. that’s cardinal dolan to you
    Timothy Dolan Is Feeling DoughyIn the Italian sense.
  28. conclave
    Vatican Installs World’s Most Watched Chimney for Papal ConclaveOne billion Catholics will be watching for that white puff of smoke.
  29. sex scandals
    British Cardinal Apologizes for Those ‘Inappropriate Acts’Or, as he put it, “times that my sexual conduct has fallen below the standards expected of me.”
  30. scandals
    Anti-Gay Cardinal Resigns Immediately After Gay RumorsBritain’s top cardinal will not be picking a new pope.
  31. scandals
    New Scandal Emerges as Pope Does Final ServiceIt’s been a stressful week at the Vatican.
  32. the vatican
    Vatican Denies Gay Blackmail RumorsApparently it’s all just “gossip.”
  33. resignations
    Vatican Rushing to Pick a New Pope by Easter It’s a big day for them, after all.
  34. shut up dude
    Leading N.Y. Catholic Blames Kids for Seducing Sex Abusers [Updated]He also calls Jerry Sandusky “this poor guy.”
  35. cardinal dolan
    Cardinal Dolan Says Appearance at Republican National Convention Isn’t PoliticalIt’s just a coincidence that he’s suing Obama.
  36. catholic church
    Economist Digs Into U.S. Church’s FinancesAnd a huge business and charity empire.
  37. Catholic Church Lobbies Against Allowing More Sex Abuse SuitsCardinal Timothy Dolan: “It would be devastating for the life of the church.”
  38. neighborhood news
    Catholic Church Extinguishes Arts Community at St. Cecilia’s in GreenpointFather Jim is being shipped off to Afghanistan.
  39. the gods must be crazy
    Archbishop Timothy Dolan Defends His Halfhearted Fight Against Marriage Equality in New York“Whatever, I didn’t want to have a say in this anyway.”
  40. equal rites
    Archbishop Timothy Dolan Has Been ‘a Little Down Recently’Wait, why?
  41. equal rites
    Daily News: Marriage-Equality Vote Not Until Weekend or LaterAnd the debate drags on.
  42. equal rites
    Archbishop Dolan: Allowing Gays to Marry Would Lead to ‘Orwellian’ FutureBecause in ‘1984,’ it was the government giving people too many rights that was the problem.
  43. the gods must be crazy
    Philadelphia Archdiocese Suspends 21 PriestsHallelujah?
  44. the gods must be crazy
    Archbishop Timothy Dolan Did Not Hide $130 Million to Avoid Paying Off Sex-Abuse Settlements, Says Archbishop Timothy DolanSome trouble from Milwaukee is following our guy.
  45. the future is coming
    Bless Me, iPhone, For I Have SinnedTap your way into God’s good graces.
  46. the gods must be crazy
    Hepatitis A Scare at Long Island Catholic ChurchMerry Christmas!
  47. pope benedict xvi
    Pope Now Acknowledges That, Actually, Several Instances Probably Call for the Use of a Condom“For Benedict, the use of condoms by people infected with H.I.V. could be ‘the first step of responsibility, whether it’s a man or woman or a transsexual.’”
  48. pope benedict xvi
    Pope Seems a Little Unsure of His Own Stance on Condoms“Of course the Church does not regard condom use as a real or moral solution.”
  49. stupid crime of the day
    Connecticut Priest Fakes Cancer, Embezzles Church Money for Male EscortsGod, priests are always secretly cancer-free, aren’t they?
  50. the gods must be crazy
    Senior Priest on Leave in Boston After Sexual-Abuse AllegationsArchdiocese received complaints of sexual abuse of children about 50 years ago.
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