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Liberal Catholics Press Pope Francis

Reuters | Tom Heneghan | Posted 09.26.2013 | Religion

(Reuters) - Liberal Catholics have asked to meet Pope Francis to add their views to talks next week on changes in the Church, hoping the conciliatory ...

Womenpriests Movement Grows Despite Censure

Posted 03.30.2013 | Religion

By Megan O'Neil Religion News Service (RNS) If heading a religious community is a lonely job for any woman, a Catholic Womenpriest might be the lo...

Questions For Pope Francis On Holy Thursday

Mary C. Johnson | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion
Mary C. Johnson

The decisions made during Francis' first Holy Thursday as pope will signal much about just what sort of father Francis will be: a loving one who values his daughters as much as his sons, who truly listens and is willing to admit his own mistakes, or a father who signals merely a shift in papal style but not in substance?

92 Year Old Priest Punished For Celebrating Mass With Woman

Reuters | Mary Wisniewski | Posted 12.08.2012 | Religion

(Reuters) - A 92-year-old Wisconsin Jesuit has become the latest Catholic priest to be punished by church authorities for celebrating Mass with a woma...

A Frock Does Not A Priest Make

Michele Somerville | Posted 09.27.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

According to the Vatican's own doctrine, it is God who turns men into priests. "Defrocking" Father Roy Bourgeois will not render him any less a priest. The dress does not make the man a priest.

At Easter, Church Expels Women's Advocate, Keeps Pedophiles In The Fold

Angela Bonavoglia | Posted 06.21.2011 | Religion
Angela Bonavoglia

Mary's gift to the world is brutally dismissed and diminished by a Church that has declared the fight for her voice, her equality and her empowerment to be a most grave crime.

Interview With Toni Tortorilla, Female Catholic Priest

Religion News Service | By Nancy Haught | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) It's been three years since Toni Tortorilla was ordained in the Roman Catholic Womenpriests movement, and the Vatican's recent de...