Links for 10/29/15

At Crux, John Gehring analyzed the synod on the family, putting it in the broader perspective of Pope Francis' pontificate. 

The Catholic Mobilizing Network is working with other Church groups to host a conference next week on Restorative Justice. I attended one of these last year and was literally blown away by the testimonies I heard, and the work being done, much of it below the media radar screen. If you are in DC, you do not want to miss this.

At the Atlantic, Norm Ornstein on the state of the two parties' nominating contests. 

And, at the New York Daily News, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito calls for the Treasury Department and the Fed to do more to help Puerto Rico seeing as Congress doesn't appear to be very interested in helping the island's inhabitants 

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