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Bishop Edward K. Braxton of Belleville, Ill., leaves after concelebrating Mass with other U.S. bishops from Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome Dec. 11, 2019. The bishops were making their "ad limina" visits to the Vatican to report on the status of their dioceses to the pope and Vatican officials. (CNS photo/Robert Duncan)
Bishop Edward K. Braxton of Belleville, Ill., leaves after concelebrating Mass with other U.S. bishops from Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome Dec. 11, 2019. The bishops were making their "ad limina" visits to the