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Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, was interviewed on the Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU about the Pope's remarks on divorced and remarried Catholics. See below.

Embracing Change In The Catholic Church

From: Kojo Nnamdi Show
Date: Aug. 10, 2015

Last week, Pope Francis made remarks reinforcing that divorced Catholics who remarry - and their children - are not excommunicated from the Church. Though no doctrinal change accompanied the his words - the divorced and their spouses still may not receive communion - they are of a piece with his prior thoughts on moral ambiguities. We consider whether this marks a change from his predecessors, or if the messenger is really what's generating buzz.

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