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Bishops’ gambit: Will Francis’ changes to canon law hand the USCCB a win?

The pope’s changes Tuesday to the Church’s canon law could signal a shift in a long-rumbling dispute between the Vatican and the U.S. bishops, and possibly even a rare Roman climbdown, as bishops and the Vatican remain at loggerheads over a set of draft guidelines for the formation of seminarians. The new canonical norms modify the kind of oversight the Vatican gives to national norms for priestly formation…


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