August 23, 2016

Bishop Steib of Memphis retires; Washington auxiliary named his successor

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop J. Terry Steib of Memphis, Tennessee, and has appointed as his successor Auxiliary Bishop Martin D. Holley of Washington.
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Vatican newspaper: ‘Amoris Laetitia’ is authoritative church teaching

Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on the family is an example of the “ordinary magisterium” – papal teaching – to which Catholics are obliged to give “religious submission of will and intellect,” said an article in the Vatican newspaper.
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