New leader for Common Ground

January 1997
Christian Century;01/15/97, Vol. 114 Issue 2, p41
Focuses on developments pertinent to the Catholic Common Ground Project initiated by the late Cardinal Joseph Bernardin of Chicago, Illinois. Aim of addressing issues such as priestly celibacy, gay rights and birth control; Takeover of Archbishop Oscar H. Lipscomb as chairman of the project; Criticisms incurred by the project; Lipscomb's perception of a growing rift between conservatives and reformers.


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