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The Francis Effect: 'There's a Tone'

Thursday, April 17, 2014

WNYC

A religious educator in an Upper East Side parish is hopeful for a Catholic Church that is once again sympathetic, merciful and compassionate.

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David Gibson: Francis Re-Orients the Catholic Church

Monday, April 14, 2014

One year into his papacy, some of Pope Francis' actions and statements have had liberals and conservatives alike wondering, because he's so shifted the Roman Church's emphasis and tone.

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Catholic Conversations: Homosexuality & the Faith

Friday, March 22, 2013

"As long as there's that level of fear of female power and a degradation of gay and lesbian families and transgender people I'm still not ready to see this Pope as a moral guide for me." - Jamie Manson.

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Catholic Conversations: Educators on What's Needed Now from the New Pope

Friday, March 15, 2013

WNYC

Outreach to immigrants, especially Latinos, is a key part of the recent three-year strategic plans issued by the struggling Catholic school systems in the Archdiocese of New York and the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens. This week, WNYC's Amy Eddings hears from two superintendents of these schools, as our Catholic Conversations continue.

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Catholic Conversations: Nuns on the Papal Transition

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

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As the Catholic Church begins the process of selecting its next leader, WNYC's Amy Eddings is hosting conversations with Catholics to find out what anxieties, concerns and hopes they have during this time of transition.  We're hearing this week from two nuns.

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Catholic Conversations: Priests on the Papacy

Thursday, February 28, 2013

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WNYC's Amy Eddings is hosting conversations with Catholics to find out what anxieties, concerns and hopes they have during this time of transition. We're hearing this week from two priests, both from the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens.

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Catholic Conversations: The Young Faithful on the Papacy

Saturday, February 23, 2013

WNYC

Should the next pope spend his energies reaching new audiences?  Or should he turn inward and address the divisions within his own flock, divisions for American Catholics that include gender equity, contraceptives, assisted reproductive technology and same-sex marriage?

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