26 Years Ago in TIME

A decade after the Second Vatican Council and two years before the death of Pope Paul VI, the ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH in the U.S. was struggling. Membership was in...


Fishmongers, rejoice. If the U.S. Roman Catholic bishops have their way, the eating of fish on Fridays may once again become a habit for American Catholics. When...

Religion: A Fighter Bows Out

Lawrence Cardinal Shehan, 76, is a slight (5 ft. 5 in.), self-effacing prelate who as Archbishop of Baltimore has been a tenacious fighter for liberal causes...

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