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Pope Francis and prelates attend morning session of extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family at Vatican
5 Questions About the Vatican Synod on the Family

A Q&A with Jesuit priest Father Jim Martin on the Pope’s meeting with the bishops.

Where Does Catholic Doctrine End and Pastoral Practice Begin?

The doctrine-versus-disciple argument could occupy bishops for years, and it often has.

First Woman to Head Episcopal Church Will Not Seek Re-Election

Katharine Jefferts Schori’s time as presiding bishop has been lauded by theological liberals and bemoaned by conservatives.

Is Religion Just an Act?

A Mormon bishop in Utah went to church disguised as a homeless man to teach his congregation about compassion.