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Kresta in the Afternoon – January 29, 2014 – Hour 2

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Renewal: How a New Generation of Faithful Priests and Bishops Is Revitalizing the Catholic Church

  • Description: In the wake of the clergy abuse scandal of the last decade, many media commentators predicted the “end” of the Catholic priesthood. Demands for an end to celibacy, coupled with calls for women’s ordination, dominated discussions on the effectiveness of the Catholic Church in America. Anne Hendershott argues that rather than a decline of the priesthood and a diminishing influence of the Catholic Church, we are living in a time of transformation and revitalization. The aging generation of progressives that continues to lobby Church leaders to change Catholic teachings on reproductive rights, same-sex marriage and women's ordination is being replaced by younger men and women who are attracted to the Church because of the very timelessness of its teachings. Anne joins us to make the case.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Anne Hendershott
      Professor of Sociology and Director of the Veritas Center for Ethics in Public Life at Franciscan University of Steubenville
    • Resources:
      • Book(s):
        • Renewal: How a New Generation of Faithful Priests and Bishops Is Revitalizing the Catholic Church
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Renewal: How a New Generation of Faithful Priests and Bishops Is Revitalizing the Catholic Church (continued)

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Renewal: How a New Generation of Faithful Priests and Bishops Is Revitalizing the Catholic Church (continued)


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