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Have the “nones” consciously rejected religion, or have religious institutions failed to involve them and respond to their needs? The only way to find out is by asking.
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Catholics uncomfortable with a synodal model of the church, Cardinal Tobin said, may be put off by the messiness dialogue often unearths. But, he said, refusing to live with tension can be a form of heresy.
Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News Service
In a new pastoral letter, Archbishop Wester of Santa Fe, New Mexico, urges the world to join “a renewed commitment to the cause of peace” with the goal of eliminating all global nuclear weapons.
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Bishop Rudolf Voderholzer criticized the Synodal Path for postponing a debate on gender-neutral language.
Boston Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley carries a monstrance during eucharistic adoration.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service
Cardinal O’Malley said polarization and opposition to Pope Francis includes some prelates in the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, but he did not name anyone.
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Alejandra Molina - Religion News Service
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, who has advised Catholics to get the vaccine against Covid-19, revealed this week that he has not yet been vaccinated himself and offered explanations that may confuse the issue for some of his flock.