Bob Edwards Talks With Dr. Anthony Padovano,

one of the organizers of a coalition of American Catholics who are attempting to change some of the Church's most established traditions. Though the Pope has proven staunchly resistant to the sorts of changes the group wants to foster — the ordination of women and the permission of marriage in the priesthood, for example — the coalition is hoping to influence Church policy in the future by demonstrating grass-roots support now.

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