Pope Accepts Resignation of Philadelphia’s Conservative Archbishop

ROME— Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia, a leader of conservative Catholicism in the U.S., who has opposed the pope’s more progressive line on divorce and homosexuality. The archbishop turned 75—the age when bishops must submit their resignations to the…

Australia fires: US crew dead in firefighting plane crash

Image copyright NSW GOVERNMENT Image caption Fire authorities said there were no survivors in the crash An air tanker has crashed in a fireball while fighting bushfires in Australia, killing the three people on board. Officials lost contact with the C-130 Hercules plane shortly before…

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