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The Catholic Church in World Affairs The Catholic Church in World Affairs
As one of the most ancient and extensive institutions in the modern age, the Catholic Church has had and continues to exert a significant influence on diverse world...

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Family and Sexuality Family and Sexuality
With families forming the backbone of its communities, the Catholic Church has been a vocal proponent of the traditional family and healthy boundaries on sexual activities....

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Ecclesiam Suam (Paths of the Church)
《教会的道路》

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Pope Francis on the Sacredness of All Life

September 20, 2013
In all its phases and at every age, human life is always sacred and always of quality. And not as a matter of faith, but of reason and science! [...] Every unborn child, though unjustly condemned to be aborted, has the face of the Lord, who even before his birth, and then as soon as he was born, experienced the rejection of the world. And every old person, even if infirm and at the end of his days, carries with him the face of Christ. They must not be thrown away!

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Pope Francis (Jorge Bergoglio, S.J.) assumed the papacy in March 2013 following the unexpected retirement of Pope Benedict XVI. He previously was the Archbishop of Buenos Aires from 1998 to 2013. He is considered to be a relatively conservative...