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  • Was end of standoff with Vatican a win for U.S. nuns? More of a draw

    Was end of standoff with Vatican a win for U.S. nuns? More of a draw
    After years of vitriol and sour relations, the Vatican and U.S. nuns announced they had developed a collaborative relationship and had engaged in conversations “marked by a spirit of prayer, love for the church, mutual respect and cooperation.”
  • Vatican ends its years-long investigation of American nuns

    Vatican ends its years-long investigation of American nuns
    The Vatican ended its controversial takeover and investigation of U.S. nuns on Thursday, marking a quiet conclusion to a boisterous battle between the Holy See and the main umbrella group of American nuns. A report noting the end of the Vatican’...

    Conservative Hindus push bans on cattle slaughter in India

    At one of Asia’s largest slaughterhouses, there are more police officers than cattle. The stalls where butchers clean and quarter chicken, sheep, goats and pigs buzz with activity while the section reserved for bulls sits barren. A nearly month-...

    Allentown Diocese Catholics love Pope Francis, but want church to welcome gays and divorced

    Allentown Diocese Catholics love Pope Francis, but want church to welcome gays and divorced
    Catholics in the Allentown Diocese are in love with Pope Francis and happy with their priests but skeptical of a range of church teachings that touch on the nature of relationships and sexuality, according to a first-of-its-kind poll of the region's...

    Review: 'God's Bankers' by Gerald Posner

    Review: 'God's Bankers' by Gerald Posner
    Soon after coming into office, Pope Francis began reforming the church's secretive yet powerful institution, the Institute for the Works of Religion, also known as the Vatican Bank. He issued decrees speeding reviews and improving transparency. He created...