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Eric Hodgens. Celibacy – Icon of Clericalism.

The Catholic Church October synod was surprisingly successful. Unlike previous synods the discussion was open. The focus was pastoral rather than legal. Questions like Communion for divorcees, living together without being married, homosexual relationships, contraception are now on the table. … Continue reading

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New Vatican Committee on Sexual Abuse – What the Pope and the Bishops should do. Guest blogger: Bishop Geoffrey Robinson

​Pope Francis has announced that he is setting up a committee to advise him on how to respond to sexual abuse within the Church.  There is a large amount of scepticism in many quarters about such a move, for there … Continue reading

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