Breaking Faith: The Pope, The People And The Fate Of Catholicism

Breaking Faith: The Pope, The People And The Fate Of Catholicism by John Cornwell

By: John Cornwell

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ISBN
9780141004631
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
320
Dimensions
129 x 198mm

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On the threshold of a new Papacy, more than a billion faithful Catholics throughout the world are facing division, fragmentation - even schism - in their church. Far from healing these rifts, the Vatican under Pope John Paul II is driving the opposing factions still further apart. So what does the future hold?

John Cornwell, a committed Catholic, assesses the state of the Church throughout the world. He warns that on the death of John Paul II a major schism will occur unless his successor can bridge the gulf between conservatives and progressives.

Women in the Church; the split between teaching and practice on birth control, sexual morals and divorce; the changing face and uncertain future of the priesthood - all are examined in this riveting, unflinching and controversial survey.
ISBN:
9780141004631
Publication Date:
03 / 02 / 2003
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
129 x 198mm

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