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The Catholic Church needs to modernize to catch up with a new generation

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Jonathan R. Diaz

May 8, 2014

  Having declared two former popes saints, Pope Francis is seeking to push the Roman Catholic Church in a new direction. His actions to modernize the church are evident here with the sainthood of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II. The process of becoming a saint, or canonization in th...

Pope offers limited LGBTQ support

Pope offers limited LGBTQ support

Vera Castaneda

September 29, 2013

While holding hands with a former girlfriend on a Los Angeles metro rail, a middle-aged woman pushed toward the front of the metro car to face us. She screamed verses from the Bible. At first, passengers stared at the unfolding drama. As minutes turned an amusing spectacle into an awkward moment, they...

Former archbishop of Buenos Aires named new pope

Gabrielle Moreira

March 13, 2013

Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 76, a former Argentinian archbishop, has been named the new pope. Bergoglio, who will be known as Pope Francis, is the first South American and Jesuit pope.He succeeds Pope Benedict XVI who officially resigned Feb. 28. [View the story "This is the new Pope " on Storify]This is the new Pope Big news for Catholics and the wor...

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