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The retired pontiff said many critics missed the very point he was making

Several players in the rival team reportedly displayed pro-abortion messages while the Vatican anthem was playing

The German bishops will discuss priestly celibacy and sexual morality, leading to an as yet undetermined ‘binding’ outcome

The signatories demand the Catholic Church should hit ‘reset’ on its teaching

The cardinal said he would ‘perhaps one day’ ordain women deacons

The study documents sexual offenses against ‘3,677 predominantly male minors’ between 1946 and 2014