Speaking to the Register two days before the synod fathers vote on the synod’s final document, the Philadelphia archbishop discusses how the meeting has unfolded and what he’ll bring home from it.
As week one ends, the outcome of the synod might actually be less clear than it was at the outset.
In a Register interview, the Holy See’s permanent observer to the United Nations previews Pope Francis’ Sept. 25 speech to the international body.
The title of oldest living bishop is now held by retired Archbishop Peter Leo Gerety of Newark, N.J., who is 102.
In a pair of Supreme Court legal briefs, the bishops warn against problems arising from a redefinition to include homosexual relationships.