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  • Pope defends male/female differences, as well as women’s equality

    Pope defends male/female differences, as well as women’s equality

    Pope Francis on Thursday delivered perhaps his strongest defense to date of traditional Catholic teaching on the differences between men and women, as well as a call for the equality of women as architects of a true “planetary humanism.” He was addressing the Pontifical Academy of Life for the first time since he restructured the organization earlier this year.

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  • Australian bishop on same-sex marriage: Listen to ‘signs of the times’

    Australian bishop on same-sex marriage: Listen to ‘signs of the times’

    Although most Australian bishops are urging a “no” vote on an upcoming national plebiscite regarding gay marriage, two prelates are singing outside the chorus. Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen of Parramatta says the vote “should be an opportunity for us to witness to our deep commitment to the ideal of Christian marriage … but it should also be an opportunity for us to listen to what the Spirit is saying through the signs of the times.”

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  • Poll finds majority of Australian Catholics back same-sex marriage

    Poll finds majority of Australian Catholics back same-sex marriage

    When Australians start receiving ballots in the mail in November for a postal plebiscite on the legalization of same-sex marriage, a new poll suggests it could draw as much as two-thirds support from the country’s five million Catholics. That’s despite the fact that Australian bishops have called on people to vote no, and one bishop recently warned that Church employees who enter into a same-sex marriage could be fired.

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