Benedict XVI
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Lynne Hayes-Freeland
January 13, 2020 - 1:12 pm
Retired Pope Benedict is speaking on something he said he wouldn’t address....Priestly Celibacy
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Pope Francis blesses the coffin as he celebrates the funeral service of Cardinal Leon Kalenga Badikebele, the Apostolic nuncio in Argentina, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, June 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
June 17, 2019 - 6:38 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican formally opened debate Monday on letting married men be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where priests are so few that Catholics can go weeks or months without attending a Mass. The call for study on the proposal was contained in the working document...
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(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
March 27, 2019 - 1:46 pm
Pope Francis allowed nuns and priests to kiss his papal ring during his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday, two days after a video that showed him pulling his hand away from several faithful drew disapproval from some of the pope's conservative critics.
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Marty Griffin and Wendy Bell
April 09, 2018 - 2:22 pm
By CLAUDIA LAUER , Associated Press (AP/Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - The Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie, Pennsylvania, on Friday made public the names of 34 priests or other members of the clergy who faced credible allegations of sexual abuse or misconduct over the years, including their bishop in the...
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