Mary for Protestants? A New Look at an Old Question

Should Mary be venerated by Protestants? That question frames the March 21, 2005 cover story for TIME magazine. David Van Biema has written an expansive and insightful report on contemporary developments among Protestants–developments that may influence some evangelicals.

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Courage and Controversy: The Vatican Takes on Feminism

The Vatican has launched a major salvo in the culture war by releasing an important statement which opposes ideological feminism and affirms the integrity of marriage and the natural family. Hitting the scene just as the U.S. presidential campaign goes into high gear, the statement is certain to have an impact. Some feminists are already hitting the panic button.

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On Gay Marriage: Vatican Tells Catholics to be Catholic

The Vatican chose the last day of July to release a major statement on the Roman Catholic Church’s teaching about homosexual marriage [See the document]. Guess what? The Church is against it. The document, entitled “Considerations Regarding Proposals to Give Legal Recognition to Unions Between Homosexual Persons,” was released by the Congregation for the Defense of the Faith, and carries the full authority of the Roman magisterium and the approval of Pope John Paul II.

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