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  • Catholic 'Synod of Bishops' to discuss family issues [Commentary]

    Catholic 'Synod of Bishops' to discuss family issues [Commentary]
    Last Monday, the extraordinary Synod of Bishops to discuss the "Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization" began in Rome. The synod represents a key moment in the papacy of Pope Francis and in the life of the Roman Catholic Church, which is looking for more effective ways of communicating what it believes and teaches about marriage and family life and of supporting those who wish to live according to church teaching and are struggling to do so in the face of contemporary challenges.
  • New archbishop puts immigration front and center

     New archbishop puts immigration front and center
    Immigrant rights activists are hailing Chicago's next Roman Catholic archbishop, hoping that Blase Cupich's outspoken advocacy for their cause translates to meaningful changes to local and state laws that would make Illinois the friendliest state for...

    The pope's man in Chicago

    The pope's man in Chicago
    Leaders can make decisions that signal big changes in the political, religious and ethical landscape. In naming Bishop Blase Cupich to be the new archbishop of Chicago, Pope Francis did just that. Cupich, now the bishop of Spokane, Wash., has been...

    Cupich vows to aid poor, help Chicago neighborhoods

    Cupich vows to aid poor, help Chicago neighborhoods
    Chicago's next archbishop said Monday that Catholics should make poverty more of a priority, both locally to help the city's poor and nationally, where his bishop colleagues can keep the issue front and center. Bishop Blase Cupich, back in the Chicago...

    New archbishop praised for how he led in Spokane

    New archbishop praised for how he led in Spokane
    In this largely rural church between the Cascades and the Rocky Mountains, Roman Catholics say Chicago's next archbishop steered his own course — even when it meant risking offense or contradicting other U.S. bishops. Bishop Blase Cupich's bold...