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Maureen on Fr. Tony Flannery's Idea of Church Reform
10-29-2014Maureen's CornerIn this blog, Maureen does a short profile of Irish priest, Fr. Tony Flannery and the work he does for LGBT communities and women's rights in the Church. He's on a 18-city speaking tour in the U.S. and refuses to...
Does purgatory have a prayer with Protestants?
10-29-2014From around the webBy DAVID GIBSON
(RNS) This Sunday (Nov. 2), on what is known as All Souls’ Day, Roman Catholics around the world will be praying for loved ones who have died and for all those who have passed from this life to t...
Why Americans want more religion in their politics
10-28-2014From around the webBy CHAD CONNELLY
(RNS) A plurality of Americans now say that they want a greater role for faith in our political life. So says the latest survey from the Pew Research Center on the subject of faith in America.