In this March 23, 2007 photo, Pope Benedict XVI and Ireland President Mary McAleese pose for photographers prior to a private audience the pontiff granted her at the Vatican (AP Photo/Alberto Pizzoli, Pool, file).
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Mary McAleese, who has a gay son and has criticized the church’s position on L.G.B.T. issues, was invited to participate in a panel discussion on women in church governance.
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Matt Malone, S.J., was honored by The Irish Voice as one of its 100 leading educators.
Pro-life advocates participate in the annual March for Life in Washington January 2017. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
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Describing abortion as a “key social evil” in the United States, the Jesuits say: “The most fundamental building block of a just social order is respect for human life.”
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Following the typical protocol, Francis presided over a final prayer, a blessing with incense and the sprinkling of holy water around Law's coffin.
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A guide the Australian sexual abuse crisis, priestly celibacy and the seal of confession.
Pope Francis prays during a prayer service at a statue of Mary near the Spanish Steps in Rome Dec. 8. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
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The pope wants to to clear up the confusion around the phrase “lead us not into temptation.”
Anti-government protestors shout slogans during a government imposed dawn-to-dusk curfew in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on Dec. 3. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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Deadly protests erupted after a delayed vote count in a hotly disputed presidential election.
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Here's a list to help you find all the Catholic entertainment you’ve been looking for on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon but didn’t know was there.
Pope Francis arrives to lead his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Sept. 20.
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A group of lay theologians and clergy opposed “Amoris Laetitia” have released a letter “correcting” Pope Francis, part of an ongoing effort directed against the pope’s focus on pastoral outreach to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics.
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Currently, if anything about Christianity is taught, it is about the Crusades and the Inquisition. There is no teaching of comparative religion.