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  • Colombian bishop floats idea of gay apostle, lesbian Mary Magdalene

    ROME — A Colombian bishop, insisting that being homosexual is not a sin, said Thursday it’s possible that one of the twelve apostles of Jesus was gay or that Mary Magdalene, another key New Testament figure, was a lesbian. Bishop Juan Vicente Córdoba of Fontibón, Colombia, also said the Catholic

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  • Quiz: How well do you know sin?

    We hope your knowledge of sin comes from study and not from personal experience. If the latter, head for confession. But if it’s the former, try taking this quiz. Test your knowledge some more: How well do you know the Virgin Mary? and How well do you know your saints?

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  • Some bishops want a do-over

    ROME — Surprising words of appreciation for gays, couples living together outside marriage, and others that appeared yesterday in a working document from a summit of Catholic bishops in Rome have triggered a media tumult on the outside, and sharp debate on the inside. While the Vatican tried to play

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