As the US bishops meet in a retreat at Chicago’s Mundelein Seminary, with reflections by Rainiero Cantalamessa and the aegis of – I guess it was unavoidable – Card. Cupich, Francis sent them a letter.  HERE
There is a piece about it at the National Catholic Register.
There is a not so enthusiastic piece by Amy Welborn at Catholic World Report.  She points out a rather serious lacuna in it.
There is a gushy editorial piece by Andrea “Turncoat” Tornielli, now of the Dicastery for Communication.  HERE  Read this in tandem with Welborn.
Note contrasts: “credibility” and “truth”.
Also, Card. DiNardo, President of the USCCB

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