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Francis: the bishop and the flock

The bishop has to be among his people in three ways. In front of them, pointing the way; among them, keeping them together and preventing them from being scattered; and behind them, ensuring that no one is left behind, but … Continue reading

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Christiansen on Francis on Synodality

As a result [of a Preliminary Note attached to Lumen Gentium by Paul VI], the Synod of Bishops has been a consultative, not a deliberative body, and its effectiveness depends on papal endorsement. . . . In mid-June, when [Francis] … Continue reading

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Reflections on Haight’s Comparative Ecclesiology

Haight, Roger. “Comparative Ecclesiology.” The Routledge Companion to the Christian Church. ed. Gerard Mannion and Lewis S. Mudge. New York: Routledge. 2008. 387-401. After a brief overview of comparative elements of ecclesiology through the history of the church, Haight identifies … Continue reading

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