The Dispatch

Primacy, Synodality, and the USCCB

December 6, 2018 Russell Shaw 3

Something that happened at a bishops’ meeting nearly half a century ago raises questions about the Vatican’s action last month telling the U.S. bishops to cancel a scheduled vote on two proposals for self-policing on […]

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Avoiding another Roman fiasco in February

December 5, 2018 George Weigel 16

By peremptorily ordering the American bishops not to vote on local remedies for today’s Catholic crisis of abusive clergy and malfeasant bishops, the Vatican dramatically raised the stakes for the February 2019 meeting that Pope […]