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Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 09/27/2012

‘Jesus wife’ Coptic papyrus is a fake, declares Vatican newspaper

Citing concerns about fragment’s authenticity and its origin, the paper also criticized Harvard.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  04:37 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jesus wife papyrus; Coptic fragment; Karen King; early Christianity; Harvard Divinity School; Vatican; Rome; early Christianity

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Did Jesus have a wife?

Citing a newly discovered writing, a Harvard scholar argues that Jesus might have been married.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  03:43 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mary Magdalene; Jesus; Karen L. King; Coptic writing; Jesus Christ; wife; Vatican; Rome

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 06/21/2012

Archbishop Chaput: ‘The worst enemies of religious freedom’ are inside the church

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “The worst enemies are in here, with us–all of us, clergy, religious, and lay–when we live our faith with tepidness, routine, and hypocrisy.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  04:33 PM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith 2012, quote of the day, Roman Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Vatican, Fortnight for Freedom, religious freedom, religious liberty, Archbishop Chalres J. Chaput, Charles Chaput, Obama administration, White House, Georgetown

Posted at 10:23 PM ET, 06/01/2012

Is clash between nuns, Vatican a battle of the sexes?

“It is precisely the confusion about gender in our society that leads to positions contrary to Catholic teaching,” writes one Catholic priest.

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  10:23 PM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  catholic church, nuns, vatican, women's rights, theology