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Politics & SocietyShort Take
Nathan Schneider
Leftist men need to get more leftist about sex—and maybe more conservative, too.
Supporters of same-sex marriage in Ireland react to their victory in a May 23, 2015, national referendum. (CNS photo/Aidan Crawley, EPA) 
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Some church leaders in Ireland say the World Meeting of Families, to be held next year in Dublin, should be open to all kinds of families, including gay couples.
Renowned Canadian theologian Gregory Baum, 94, author of the first draft of the Second Vatican Council's "Nostra Aetate," died Oct. 18 in a Montreal hospital. He is pictured in a 2016 photo. (CNS photo/Francois Gloutnay, Presence)
Michael Swan - Catholic News Service
Baum was the author of the first draft of "Nostra Aetate."
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Politics & SocietyNews
Philippe Vaillencourt - Catholic News Service
"Any unbaptized person may be baptized. The church has not spoken further than that, whether the person is transgender or not"
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Australian bishops’ group urges a rejection of same-sex marriage in a national referendum, but other church leaders tell voters to follow their consciences.
FaithFaith in Focus
Jackie Semmens
Wriggly children are not the only reason my fellow millennials are missing from the pews.