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4    Bishop MacDonald: ‘Catholicity at Stake’

5    Sudanese Bishop Calls for Independent State

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6    Rowan in Rome
‘Christian Friendships Are Immensely Valuable’
BY GERARD O’CONNELL

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10    Re-theologizing of Ecclesiology
BY CHRISTOPHER WELLS

 

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11    A Meditation for the Communion at Christmas

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12    Orthodox Past

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13    Sunday’s Readings

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