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For centuries, the Vatican has relied on the legal fiction of titular sees. Their history is more fraught than you might expect

Reports and Commentary, from Rome and Elsewhere, on the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

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She may be far down the line of succession, but it is still wrong to exclude her for being Catholic

Reports and Commentary, from Rome and Elsewhere, on the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

The debate over the final wording of the document could prove even more contentious than the synod in 2015

The US Church needs transparency, and the disgraced archbishop must explain himself

The Pope also possesses the power to depose bishops, something he’s been reluctant to do so far

The author could never shake off the allure of religion

The revival of Ember Days

There’s a renewed interest in the days of fasting in response to the abuse crisis