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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.
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June 17, 2019 - 10:56 am
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press 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...
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8/23/2018 - Cardinal Blase Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, speaking to the media at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin.
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Steve Tawa
February 22, 2019 - 2:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Clergy abuse survivors, including Berks County Rep. Mark Rozzi, have flocked to Rome to demand accountability and transparency from church leaders. Pope Francis is in the midst of the first-ever worldwide summit with 200 bishops to address the topic. Meantime, one...
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More than 225 of the nation's Catholic bishops are gathered at a seminary in Illinois for a weeklong retreat to discern a path for addressing the clerical abuse crisis that has gripped the American church.
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Mark Abrams
January 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More than 225 of the nation's Catholic bishops are gathered at a seminary in Illinois for a weeklong retreat to discern a path for addressing the clerical abuse crisis that has gripped the American church. Villanova theology professor Massimo Faggioli says the...
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A sign outside the Mundelein Seminary asks the faithful to pray for U.S. based Roman Catholic bishops gathering there for a weeklong prayer retreat, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in Mundelein, Ill.
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January 02, 2019 - 8:47 pm
MUNDELEIN, Ill. (AP) — U.S.-based Roman Catholic bishops gathered Wednesday for a weeklong retreat near Chicago on the church sexual abuse scandal that organizers say will focus on prayer and spiritual reflection and not formulating policy. The retreat began a day after The Associated Press...
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Pope Francis leaves at the end of his weekly general audience, in St. Peter's square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018.
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November 23, 2018 - 11:10 am
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis named the Vatican's top sex abuse investigator and a close U.S. ally to an organizing committee for a February abuse prevention summit that has become a high-stakes credibility test following a new eruption of the scandal in the...
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In this Sept. 23, 1972 file photo, The Right Rev. Paul Moore Jr. arrives at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York to be installed as the 13th Episcopal bishop of New York.
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October 15, 2018 - 11:17 am
By David Crary, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — With striking displays of candor, the Episcopal Church is acknowledging the potency of the #MeToo movement by officially lamenting its past role in sexual exploitation and pledging steps to combat it. The Protestant denomination's national...
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