Religion & Spirituality
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"He may be the very guy to come in and reform a lot of the problems that are going on in the Vatican curia right now. And that may be one thing that the cardinals saw that led to his election."
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"I think that people who are leaving church, or people who call themselves spiritual but not religious, are raising really significant questions about faith, about community life and about the future of religion that religious leaders should pay more attention to."
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Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archdiocese of Washington, celebrated Mass on Sunday, March 10, at his historic titular church in Rome, San Pietro in Vincoli or St. Peter in Chains. Before the Mass, he asked US Catholics to pray for the cardinals as they prepare to enter the conclave.
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At a briefing at the Pontifical North American College in Rome, Monsignor Kevin Irwin, professor of liturgical studies at the Catholic University of America, describes the religious rituals that will proceed the conclave on Tuesday, March 12.
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In an interview with managing editor Kim Lawton, Rev. Thomas Reese, S.J., analyst for National Catholic Reporter, describes what will happen as the cardinals vote for the new pope in the conclave, which begins on Tuesday March 12.
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The executive producer of “Survivor” and his wife, who starred in “Touched by an Angel,” talk about the inspiration behind their latest television project, a 10-hour series for the History Channel on the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation.
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The cardinals are using the few days remaining before the start of the conclave to "get to know one another," according to Father Thomas Reese, S.J.
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“A state may enforce and dissolve a couple’s marriage, but it cannot sanctify or bless it,” according to a New York judge in one of the same-sex marriage cases the High Court will review next year.
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How will the Democratic Party appeal to religious voters without alienating the rising numbers of religiously unaffiliated voters?
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“Candidates do often benefit from talking about their personal faith, but once that becomes politicized it can create some real problems for them, so they tend to stick to other sets of issues.” Watch more of our interview with University of Akron professor John Green on the political implications of the rising numbers of religiously [...]
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“In our data for 2012 we are finding that the religiously unaffiliated outnumber white mainline Protestants, white Catholics, and even black Protestants among Democratic and Democratic-leaning registered voters.”
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Archbishop Justin Welby says Anglicans and Catholics have major differences, but they also share “a common basis around the need to proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ.”