Tom Reese has a plan....

...maybe he should be asked to implement it. He lays it out at the NCR as Pope Francis prepares to meet the committee of eight (Octogang?), makes some important distinctions between managing and reforming, and hints at how precarious this effort looks--at least for now.

Margaret O'Brien Steinfels, a former editor of Commonweal, writes frequently in these pages.

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