Women around the world struggle with the moral and practical implications of the Catholic Church's opposition to birth control, and now researchers are arguing that the church should actually encourage some women to go on the Pill. Not because all women should be able to have control over their reproductive health,…
If you're a Catholic woman who's had an abortion and are interested in no longer being excommunicated, you should make your way to Madrid — fast. In a special, limited-time offer, the church is making it easier for those who confess to having an abortion to obtain absolution and rejoin the church.
Today the Vatican sent a letter to bishops around the world stressing the importance of reporting the sexual abuse of minors to authorities. However, the church is still dragging its feet on the issue.
The Vatican has been known to excommunicate priests for participating in ceremonies attempting to ordain women, but now one Australian bishop has been removed for simply discussing the possibility of allowing women and married men to be priests.