Most Rev. William Murphy is the bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Center, N.Y.

An issue of the Italian journal La Civiltà Cattolica (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
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William Murphy
Bishop William Murphy calls for more nuance in discussing "the proper kind of religious influence in the secular sphere."
Free Syrian Army fighters run to take cover from snipers loyal to President Bashar Assad near Aleppo International airport in Syria Aug. 28. (CNS photo/Molhem Barakat, Reuters)
William Murphy
Bishop William Murphy argues that the U.S. should be a neutral actor in the Syrian conflict.