PBS NewsHour

Bishops endorse Pope Francis' call for more merciful church

Clip: 10/24/2015 | 3m 42s

Pope Francis closed a three-week meeting of Catholic Bishops on Sunday that focused on the church's position on family issues. The Bishop's expressed a more tolerant view toward divorced Catholics, but blocked any reconsideration of the church's stance on gay marriage. Philip Pullella, the Vatican correspondent for Reuters, joins William Brangham to discuss.

Aired: 10/24/15

Rating: NR

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