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While Congress considers proposal, opponets say it establishes right to same-sex marriage and harms women.
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Country got to know new pope after loving John Paul II.
'Jesus of Nazareth' is pontiff's first personal book since his election to the Chair of Peter.
When 1940s Hollywood star Betty Hutton hit bottom, she found the Lord and peace.
Through celibate living, priests give a countercultural gift -- themselves -- in order to serve the Church wholeheartedly.
While some bishops, priests, and popes were married, there was a clear preference for prelates to be unwed.
Eastern Church took different take on marriage and the clergy.
Ecumenism is fostering understanding and respect for the betterment of all Christians.
We might be searching for stability, but there is never a point when change isn't in the air.
Pentecost is the day that the Church formed and became the body of Christ for all time.
Either image is acceptable and examples of both are found in Catholic churches.
Many people wrongly blame it for priest shortage, scandals
Will this debate ever evolve?
Letters to the Editor
Priestly celibacy is about giving, not giving up.
By Gail Besse. Bishops' guidelines are making a difference in how dioceses and parishes minister to individuals struggling with homosexuality.
By Thomas Craughwell. The desire to honor is not unique to Catholics.
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