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Appointment was announced in a July 7 communiqué. The Vatican department oversees the process of selecting and appointing bishops.
NEWS ANALYSIS: General satisfaction with the final document, papal warnings against legalism and concerns over the interpretation of paragraphs relating to pastoral care of remarried divorcees marked the end of the Ordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family.
COMMENTARY: St. John Paul II warned against an illegitimate application of conscience in Veritatis Splendor.
Speaking to reporters at the Vatican, the synod father from the U.S. appeared to indicate support for reception of Communion for homosexual couples.
Archbishop Gomez said the new bishops, Robert Barron, Joseph Brennan and David O'Connell, were chosen because they were 'men of prayer, intelligence and prudence.'
COMMENTARY: Whatever the practical effects of Cardinal Bernardin’s ‘consistent ethic,’ he clearly intended it to awaken consciences to the particular evil of abortion.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Ukraine continues to be imperiled by internal and external forces, but a recent USCCB delegation found strong faith amid the nation’s confusion and turmoil.
Another bishop also is likely to be chosen, according to the source, bringing the total U.S. delegation of bishops up to six.
A press conference introducing Bishops-Elect Barron, David O'Connell and Joseph Brennan was scheduled for 10am local time at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles.