- The attempt of the British government to influence the choice of the second archbishop of... Flint, James // Catholic Historical Review;Jan1991, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p42
Describes the attempt of the British government to influence the choice of the second Catholic archbishop of Westminster. Restoration of hierarchy to the Catholic Church; Protests; Political ecclesiastical dignitaries and the controversies.
- A couple of bishops chewing ecclesiastical fat. Unsworth, Tim // National Catholic Reporter;10/21/94, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p14
Reports on a gathering of bishops in the United States who discussed several issues pertaining to the Catholic Church. Bishops as the ones who invented indulgences; Qualities the Vatican looks for when appointing bishops.
- Bishops, conferences and collegiality. Komonchak, J. // America;3/19/1988, Vol. 158 Issue 11, p302
Comments on the English version of the Vatican's working paper on episcopal conferences that was sent to US bishops by the Congregation of Bishops in Rome. Sending this working paper out for comment, improvement, and correction is a Vatican exercise in collegiality.
- The mandate to teach. Dulles, A. // America;3/19/1988, Vol. 158 Issue 11, p293
Comment on the Congregation of Bishops' (Rome) working paper on the theological and juridical status of episcopal conferences. The question of collegiality and teaching authority are intertwined, since to deny the first is to call the second into doubt.
- Of many things. G.W.H // America;11/12/1988, Vol. 159 Issue 14, p362
Editorial. Critical analysis of `The Theological and Juridical Status of Episcopal Conferences,' published by the Vatican, and praise for the response to it by a commission of bishops.
- The bishop: Local leader or middle man? Greeley, Anrew M. // National Catholic Reporter;11/11/94, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p2
Discusses the issue concerning the authority and power of bishops as heads of the local Catholic Churches. Service to the Papacy; Bureaucracy in the church's government; Need for worldwide consultation.
- Of many things. D.M.L. // America;4/15/1995, Vol. 172 Issue 13, p2
Profiles three elected Catholic bishops in the United States. John M. Dougherty; George V. Murry; Terrence Prendergast; Educational and religious career backgrounds; Manner in which bishops are chosen; New York's Saint Patrick Day's Parade; Refusal of Pope John Paul to accept the resignation of...
- Quebec bishops praise autonomy, democracy. Allen Jr., John L. // National Catholic Reporter;04/21/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 25, p5
Reports that Quebec's Catholic bishops have declared that the church must adopt reforms in light of modern democratic principles. Details on a 1999 French-language document from the bishops; Progressive stance of the Quebec bishops; Views of the bishops on personal freedom and autonomy in the...
- Others should repent, bishop says. // National Catholic Reporter;6/28/96, Vol. 32 Issue 33, p10
Reports on the publication of a examination of conscience by Argentina's bishops for insufficient action against human rights violations in 1976-1983. Call for other sectors of society to do the same; Criticisms of the bishops' repentance statement.