Christianity

Pope Francis Announces Overhaul Of Annulment Process : NPR

September 9, 2015
DAVID GREENE, HOST:If you are Catholic and married, it is about to be easier to annul your marriage, if you decide to make that decision. This is the news from the Vatican this morning. The pope has announced changes in the annulment process. Now, Catholics are forbidden from divorcing or remarrying, but it's sometimes possible to get an annulment. It's a kind of reset as though the marriage had never taken place. To learn more about the changes announced by the pope this morning, we reached Joshua McElwee. He is the Vatican correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter.JOSHUA...
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Modern Catholics Test The Pope's Infallible Authority : NPR

September 8, 2015
John F. Kennedy's presidential bid was challenged by Protestant leaders who charged that he would be a tool of the Vatican. Concerns were widespread about Catholic leaders demanding political loyalty on issues involving church doctrine. But today, the question is whether Catholic voters and Catholic politicians still give deference to Vatican views. Does the Pope still have clout when it comes to pronouncements he makes on key issues?

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Religion Takes Spotlight In Final Days Of Nashville Mayoral Race : NPR

September 6, 2015
Mayoral races often focus on issues such as traffic and development. And Nashville's current contest has camped out on those themes. But in the final days before voting concludes, one candidate is trying to turn attention to the religion of his opponent, characterizing her as "anti-Christian" in an effort to win over African-American voters. Source: Religion Takes Spotlight In Final Days Of Nashville Mayoral Race : NPR

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