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Breakaway group offers more progressive form of Catholicism

FAIRFAX, Va. (RNS) While the sacraments and many fundamental beliefs remain identical to those of Roman Catholicism, the fledgling American National Catholic Church presents a more progressive version of Catholicism: Divorced members can take Communion, women and gays can be ordained, and priests can marry. By Amanda Abrams.