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Josephine McKenna

Josephine McKenna writes for Religion News Service.

Blog Posts by Josephine McKenna

Posted by Josephine McKenna 5 days 18 hours ago
Barbie has had a number of careers in her 55 years — flight attendant, veterinarian, astronaut, even president. Her latest role, however, is raising eyebrows.Italy’s Catholic bishops are furious...
Posted by Josephine McKenna 5 days 19 hours ago
Pope Francis had ordered the arrest of a former Polish archbishop accused of child sex abuse in the Dominican Republic because the case was “so serious,” the Vatican said Sept. 23.Jozef Wesolowski,...
Posted by Josephine McKenna 1 week 5 days ago
Pope Francis made headlines this week when he officiated at the weddings of 20 couples, including  some who had been living together and a woman who has a daughter from a previous relationship....
Posted by Josephine McKenna 2 weeks 18 hours ago
Pope Francis faces no specific threat from Islamic State militants and will not be adding extra security measures on his one-day trip to Albania next week, the Vatican said Sept 15.The Vatican’s...
Posted by Josephine McKenna 5 weeks 4 days ago
Pope Francis wrote to the president of Iraq, calling for an end to the “brutal suffering of Christians and other religious minorities” and urging political leaders to end the humanitarian crisis in...