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The truth at the heart of the lie How the Catholic Church Lost Its Soul

Random House

Author Carroll, James
Edition First edition
Description xii, 370 pages
ISBN 9780593134702, 0593134702
Location Main Library Adult
Status Available

Summary

"James Carroll weaves together the story of how his Irish mother inspired little Jimmy to believe in the Church, despite his young doubts, with the story of how the Catholic Church evolved in history to become an institution that places dominance and power in an all-male clergy. Carroll argues that clericalism is both the root cause and the ongoing enabler of the present Catholic crisis, and compromises the ability of Pope Francis to create change in a power structure accountable only to itself"--