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When bishops debate unity, are they talking about ‘accompaniment’ or ‘accommodation’?

When bishops debate unity, are they talking about ‘accompaniment’ or ‘accommodation’?

Last week’s USCCB session saw the nation’s bishops divided in a fractious discussion over — of all topics — Christian unity. The conversation, ironically, served mostly to highlight disagreement among the bishops over what ecclesial unity really is, and what it takes to achieve it. 

After Outcry, Vatican Eases Restrictions on Individual Masses in St. Peter’s Basilica

After Outcry, Vatican Eases Restrictions on Individual Masses in St. Peter’s Basilica

The archpriest of St. Peter’s Basilica has made concessions to widen opportunities for priests to celebrate individual daily morning Masses in the basilica, but also has stressed that concelebrated Masses must nevertheless remain the norm there. In a three-page note issued on Tuesday (see English translation here), Cardinal