Day: May 18, 2015

Pope Francis calls for the promotion of women in the RC Church

Women at the Vatican: Photo CNS/Paul Haring Acknowledging that women can be leaders in the Roman Curia, Pope Francis said it wasn’t enough to “recover” their role in the church, calling for the promotion of women. Catholic News Stories published his remarks, along with some additional context, and an interesting passage where the Pope articulates …

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Religious perspectives on the death sentence of Dzhokar Tsarnaev

AP Photo: Bombing victim leaving the hospital The Boston Globe reports that religious leaders in Boston are conflicted on the sentence for Dzhokar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev was found guilty on all counts for the Boston Marathon bombing and was sentenced to death last week by a federal jury. Catholic, evangelical, and congregational faith leaders largely rejected the …

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