Hot topics for US bishops on ad limina visits
CWN - January 05, 2012
The bishops of the US are currently making their ad limina visits to Rome, in groups arranged by metropolitan province. John Allen of the National Catholic Reporter lists the topics that the bishops are discussing most frequently with Pope Benedict XVI and other Vatican officials: the sex-abuse crisis, marriage and family, parish closings, the new English translation of the Mass, and more.
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