Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, who served the past three years as Vice President of the USCCB, was elected the President on the first ballot with 125 votes. No other candidate received more than 25 votes.
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In This Issue
- Editorial: What kind of reformer is Francis?
- Vatican event tackles women's equality, inclusion, ordination
- Stopping the Islamic State without making matters worse
- This issue's Special Section: Catholic Education
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by Jamie Manson Grace on the Margins
by Laura Ieraci, Catholic News Service The Francis Chronicles