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Pope names Cardinal Tobin to participate in Youth Synod

August 27, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark has been named by Pope Francis as a member of the American delegation to the October meeting of the Synod of Bishops. Cardinal Tobin joins the group of delegates elected by the US bishops’ conference: Archbishop José Gomez, Archbishop Charles Chaput, Bishop Frank Caggiano and Bishop Robert Barron.

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  • Posted by: feedback - Aug. 28, 2018 10:49 AM ET USA

    It makes no sense. It only undermines further any moral authority Pope Francis had left.