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28 September 2022

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Sarah Posner (sarahposner.com, God's Profits) and Anthea Butler (University of PennsylvaniaReligion Dispatches)

On The Posner Show, Anthea explains why she thinks Pope Francis is a great diplomat. She and Sarah discuss the growing doctrinal gulf between the Vatican and many bishops. Anthea predicts that the church would permit non-celibate priests before it would ordain women. Why does Jon Stewart love the Pope, but American bishops don’t seem to be showing the love?

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Recorded:Sep 18    Posted:Sep 20, 2013
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The Posner Show | Sep 20, 2013 | Sarah Posner & Anthea Butler

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