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Editorial: Advent offers chance to rediscover tradition, free from ideologues

We say: This season of expectation, of wonder at the possibility of God with and among us, is a perfect time to sink into that authentic tradition and to contemplate where we've gone off track.

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Editorial: Bishops' pastoral letter on racism lacks sustained urgency

We say: The latest pastoral letter on racism, in many respects, is a worthy addition to the U.S. bishops' other writing on this evil, but it is reminiscent of the cautious approach taken by white religious leaders in the South during the civil rights era.

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Editorial: US bishops have yet to find their collective moral core

We say: The culture of the Catholic clergy and the state of the episcopacy have come under intense scrutiny as a result of the abuse crisis, but what happened at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' meeting is not encouraging.

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Open letter to the US Catholic bishops: It's over

NCR Editorial: This time, it has to be different. Bishops, the prolonged abuse scandal would suggest that you've not done very well taking stock of yourselves.

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