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Vatican denounces nun for book on sexuality

Sister Margaret A. Farley, an award-winning scholar, past president of the Catholic Theological Society of America and who taught Christian ethics at Yale Divinity School, was formally censured by the Vatican on Monday for her book which presents a theological rationale for same-sex relationships, masturbation and remarriage after divorce.  It’s the latest internal clash within the Catholic church, showing how modern life is challenging long-held religious norms.  Sister Farley says her book offers “contemporary interpretations” and moves away from a “taboo morality.”

 

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