Pope Francis at his inauguration earlier this year. The pope has plotted a subtly different course than his predecessor since he assumed the position.

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What Pope Francis' Pronouncements Meant For Catholics In Boston

September 20, 2013

UNH professor of sociology Michele Dillon joined Jim Braude and Margery Eagan to talk revelations from Pope Francis' wide-ranging interview in America magazine.

The pope spoke boldly about homosexuals, the role of women in the Church, and many other things. One thing has become clear — Pope Francis is charting a new course for Catholics. Do you like what you're hearing? Ready to come back to the Church, or enthused you still belong? Leave a comment below, or on our Facebook page.

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  • Callie Crossley previewed her show, Under the Radar with Callie Crossley. It airs at 6:30 P.M. every Sunday.
  • Jamin Warren from the gaming site Kill Screen talked about Grand Theft Auto V's enormous day-one sales. The gaming franchise is enormously popular, and enormously controversial.
  • Emily Rooney weighed in on Friday's Apple store craziness and other things on Emily's List.
  • Dave Epstein and Matt Noyes were the contestants on the Friday News Quiz.

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