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Here is what's new at NCRonline today: 

Fr. James Martin proposes 'two-way bridge' for LGBT community, Catholic church

We pray for all souls today -- but we're not always so inclusive

Pope Francis confirms finality of ban on ordaining women priests

Panel discusses impact of new 'immigrant church' on Catholic vote

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Parish roundup: NYC's St. Ignatius Loyola marks 150 years of Jesuits

Column: Hillary Clinton wants to be president, not your mother

Column: Previewing the USCCB meeting

In other news around the web: 

Mississippi asks court to uphold law affecting LGBT rights

Abortion by prescription now rivals surgery for U.S. women

The sad state of Pittsburgh's closed houses of worship

China priests' fears over Vatican's Beijing olive branch

The religious right's power grab

Hospice chaplain reflects on life, death and the 'strength of the human soul'


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