From America, Michael J. Walsh on why the gifts of Vatican II are still needed today; and Dolores R. Leckey, Gerald O’Collins, Catherine E. Clifford, and Greg Kandra on how the council is still shaping the church. Hans Kung, one of the world's most prominent Catholic theologians, has called for a revolution from below to unseat the pope and force radical reform at the Vatican. The Birth of the World Church: Sean D. Sammon on the epoch initiated by Vatican II. From Talk2Action, Frank Cocozzelli on the Catholic Right's Ayn Rand economics; and is redistribution Marxism? No, just "good Catholic doctrine!" It turns out, then, that a government big enough to enact social programs favored by the Catholic Church is big enough to openly war against centuries of Church teaching. A medical symposium in Dublin, Ireland, heard evidence that "abortion is not medically necessary to save the life of a mother". A review of Same Call, Different Men: The Evolution of the Priesthood since Vatican II by Mary L. Gautier, Paul M. Perl, and Stephen J. Fichter. "Catholic" but not "Roman Catholic": Rev. William J. Freeman, a former Roman Catholic deacon now ordained in the United American Catholic Church, argues that he is not schismatic.

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