Being Catholic Now

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Kerry Kennedy grew up, morning and night, on her knees – praying in the Roman Catholic tradition. Seventh of eleven children, daughter of Bobby Kennedy, niece of JFK – in the heart of the most famous Catholic family in America.

Catholicism, she says, is central to her understanding of God, humanity, her heritage, her family. And yet, as an adult, the Church confronted her with messages she found anathema to her values.

Now she's talking, and talking to other Catholics – Bill Maher, Nancy Pelosi, Bill O’Reilly and more.

This hour, On Point: Kerry Kennedy on being Catholic now.

What does Catholicism stand for today? Catholics, where has your spiritual journey taken you? Tell us what you think.

This program aired on September 15, 2008.


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