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A progressive papacy in a conservative institution

A progressive papacy in a conservative institution

By WSN Editorial Board

September 23, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Pope Francis's progressiveness has to be seen through the lens of the conservatism of the Roman Catholic Church.

Pope Francis lays foundations for personal choice within church

Pope Francis lays foundations for personal choice within church

September 24, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Pope Francis’ recent criticisms of the Catholic Church for its incessant focus on gay marriage, abortion and contraception marks another defining moment in papal history. Even more significant is the largely positive Catholic response to his comments — evidence of a growing desire for change in the church...

Pope’s resignation shines light on Church’s standards

Pope’s resignation shines light on Church’s standards

February 28, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Religion in America is a contentious subject. Forget the disagreements between Christians, Jews and Muslims, and forget the clashes between each of the dozens of other religious and atheist groups in our nation. The conflict within each religion is where the heated debate truly arises. Reform, conservative,...