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Different visions of church collide in San Francisco archdiocese

"The religious fabric of the San Francisco archdiocese has been torn, and it did not need to happen. Intentionally or not, it has been wrenched."


Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone takes divisive action in San Francisco archdiocese

"Bold," "brazen," "courageous," "combative," "timely" and "bombshell" were among descriptions that greeted the appointment of Salvatore Cordileone to San Francisco.



Australians push for Vatican cardinal to testify on abuse

More than 55,000 people have signed a petition calling for Cardinal George Pell to return to Australia after allegations that he tried to bribe the victim of a pedophile priest.

Can the warrior spirit find new expression?

Memorial Day: I love my country. I marched in and still cry at parades. My dad was a World War II veteran. But I abhor war.


Cardinal Tagle: Church should not look to 'idealized past' with nostalgia

Philippines Cardinal Luis Tagle called on Catholics to embrace and live out the Second Vatican Council's sense of openness to the modern world.

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May 22-June 4, 2015


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