The New York Times, perhaps using the occasion of Lent to atone for its many sins, has a nice profile of Bishop Daniel Flores of Brownsville, Texas. Flores is one of the brightest members of the bench and has a personality that allows him to engage people of diverse viewpoints without being overbearing or boring, which is a nice thing to discover in a bishop.
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In This Issue
- Editorial: Clear all obstacles from the path to peace with Iran
- Conservative corners have tepid take on Pope Francis' environment encyclical
- Where Pope Francis stands when it comes to women
- This issue's Special Section: Summer Books
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by Joshua J. McElwee The Francis Chronicles
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