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Chad Pecknold, assistant professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in a May 23 CNN “Belief Blog” story about whether atheists go to Heaven in light of comments made by Pope Francis at a morning Mass on May 22.

Heaven for Atheists? Pope Sparks Debate

From: CNN "Belief Blog"
Date: May 23, 2013
Author: Dan Merica

American atheists welcomed Pope Francis’ comments that God redeems nonbelievers, saying that the new pontiff's historic outreach is helping to topple longstanding barriers.

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