Category Archives: North America

Vatican to debate teachings on divorce, birth control, gay unions

  Contraception, cohabitation, divorce, remarriage and same-sex unions: They’re issues that pain and puzzle Roman Catholics who want to be true to both their church and themselves. Now those issues are about to be put up for debate by their … Continue reading

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Poll: Catholics agree with Pope Francis that church is ‘obsessed’ with moral issues

“Pope Francis rocked the Catholic world last month when he gave a wide-ranging interview in which he declared that the church had become “obsessed” with a few moral issues and needed to find a ‘new balance.’ “Now a new poll indicates that … Continue reading

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Muslim women left to ‘shop’ for an imam when they need a religious divorce

  DETROIT — Recalling the day her Islamic divorce was finalized, Olivia says she was ecstatic. “It was almost like having a noose around your neck, and (I was) just relieved that somebody doesn’t have that power over you, and … Continue reading

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