A Kurdish bishop has criticised the Iraqi parliament for passing a law forbidding children of Islamic converts from choosing their own religion.
The synod “opened a back door” to the admission of remarried Catholics to Communion, Bishop Athanasius Schneider has said.
Candida Moss argues that the Vatican’s aggressive response to leaks will backfire.
Inés San Martin offers a simple guide to the Vatican’s criminal justice system.
Ross Douthat explains why he hopes Pope Francis “turns toward a different path”.
And John Burger presents a Serbian Orthodox artist’s icon of the 21 Copts beheaded by ISIS.
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