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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.
  • 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...

    George led flock through tough times

     George led flock through tough times
    George led flock through tough times The appointment of Cardinal Francis George's successor Saturday represents the start of an unprecedented transition in the city's Roman Catholic Church, where no other leader has lived long enough to meet the man...

    Spokane bishop introduced as Chicago's next archbishop

    Spokane bishop introduced as Chicago's next archbishop
    Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., was introduced this morning as Chicago’s next archbishop, succeeding the cancer-stricken Cardinal Francis George as leader of the area’s two million Roman Catholics. His introduction followed an...

    Vatican names Spokane bishop to succeed Cardinal George

    Vatican names Spokane bishop to succeed Cardinal George
    The Vatican on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., to succeed Cardinal Francis George as the leader of the Archdiocese of Chicago. In an announcement by the Vatican at about 5 a.m. Chicago time, the Roman Catholic Church said it...