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Scholars: No, Benedict XVI Doesn’t Support Kasper in Synod Debates

The Pope Emeritius has spoken decisively against reception of Communion for the divorced and remarried on several occasions, reversing a different theological opinion he offered in 1972.

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Cardinal Sarah Named Prefect of Congregation for Divine Worship

The African cardinal is known as a fearless defender of Church teachings against attempts to impose anti-Catholic values on issues like contraception, abortion and homosexuality.

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Pope Tells European Parliament: Human Dignity Is Key to Renewal

During his Nov. 25 address, the Holy Father said that, despite becoming stronger and larger, the European Union often gives the impression ‘of being somewhat elderly and haggard.’

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Human Rights Campaign Co-Founder Arrested for Sexual Abuse of a Teen

Terrence Bean was indicted on two felony counts of third-degree sodomy and one misdemeanor count of third-degree sex abuse.

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Broad Approval for Pope Francis' Strasbourg Visit

According to a Catholic who works closely with pan-European institutions, most members of the European Parliament endorse tomorrow’s papal address.

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‘Orientalium Ecclesiarum’ at 50

The Second Vatican Council’s decree on the Catholic Churches of the Eastern tite has brought greater unity between Eastern and Latin Churches, say Church observers.

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Human Dignity at Risk in Europe, Advocates Warn Before Pope’s Speech

Pro-life leaders hope the Nov. 25 speech will assist in changing a continental mentality that fails to respect human life.

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Syrian and Iraqi Refugee ‘Mega-Crisis’ Is Out of Control

The Catholic Church works to lend aid and keep the peace.

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Cardinal Sarah Appointment Signals Decisive Tone for the Pope's Reform of the Curia

NEWS ANALYSIS: The new prefect for the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments is the former head of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum.

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