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The Women Who Want to Be Priests

June 24, 2021
“I’m going to stay and fix my church somehow," says Kori Pacyniak, MDiv '11, who was eight when they told their grandmother they wanted to become a priest.
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The Catholic Church, Pope Francis, and the Penalty of Death

August 2, 2018

On August 2, the Vatican announced a change in the Catechism of the Catholic Church’s teaching on the death penalty. The new teaching rejects the notion that capital punishment is legitimate in some cases, declaring that “‘the death penalty is inadmissible because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person,’ and [the Church] works with determination for its abolition worldwide.”... Read more about The Catholic Church, Pope Francis, and the Penalty of Death

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