As he assumes command of the Vatican ship of state and its complement of 1.2 billion Catholics worldwide, Pope Francis I faces navigating between the Scylla of priestly scandal and the Charybdis of declining Church membership.
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A biography of Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, Pope John XXIII, credited with helping modernize the Catholic Church, even though he only served from 1958 to 1963.
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Vatican condemns sex book by uppity nun Sister Margaret Farley
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