Welcome candor from the US bishops’ conference

Catholic Culture, Phil Lawler:

As the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) wraps up its meeting in Baltimore, I see two encouraging signs.

First, the American bishops joined with the bishops of England and Wales in asking Pope Francis to name St. John Henry Newman a Doctor of the Church. Could any plea be more timely? At the Synod on Synodality, delegates stumbled through a morass of confusion about development of doctrine: a topic on which Newman’s treatment is masterful. Continue reading here.