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Conclave 2013

An end to the small-tent movement in the church?


Small tents don't work in national elections -- that's one of big lessons from the vote in November and one Catholic leadership may want to consider heading into the upcoming papal election.

The November ballot may have marked the "end of a Catholic Moment," according to Ross Douthat, a Catholic and right-of-center columnist for The New York Times



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In This Issue

October 21-November 3, 2016

  • Reformation's anniversary brings commemorations, reconsiderations
  • Picks further diversify College of Cardinals
  • Editorial: One-issue obsession imperils credibility
  • Special Section [Print Only]: SAINTS