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Pope Francis speaks with bishops from Colombia on the final day of their “ad limina” visit to the Vatican on March 24, 2023. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
FaithShort Take
Paul D. McNelis, S.J.
Seeing the pope every five years is not enough.
Jack Jenkins - Religion News Service
In an email, the East Texas bishop told RNS that he ‘cannot voluntarily abandon the flock that I have been given charge of as a successor of the apostles.’
Politics & SocietyNews
OSV News
The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ domestic policy committee said the nation has “urgent work” to do to really show a “radical solidarity with working families.”
FaithLast Take
Timothy Michael Dolan
To provide quality formation—human, academic, spiritual and pastoral—to our future priests is a sacred duty. We would be able to do this better if we had fewer seminaries, all of them excellent ones.
OSV News
Retired Bishop Howard J. Hubbard of Albany, whose request to be returned to the lay state was rejected by the Vatican, has been hospitalized at Albany Medical Center after suffering a major stroke this week.
Kevin Clarke
Parsing the numbers and understanding the implications can be challenging. Are we learning anything new?