The Associated Press: Pope Francis on Saturday ordered the removal of the bishop of Tyler, Texas, a conservative prelate active on social media who has been a fierce critic of the pontiff and has come to symbolize the polarization within the U.S. Catholic hierarchy.
The Tennessean: Hundreds of members gathered at Christ Presbyterian’s flagship campus located at the Nashville/Brentwood border to deliberate “releasing” Sauls from his call as leader of the three-campus congregation, where he led for 12 years and gained celebrity status and adoration among members.
Religion News Service: A Native Alaskan midwife known for her healing love, especially toward abused women, has become the first female Orthodox Christian saint from North America after she was glorified at a meeting of bishops of the Orthodox Church in America in Chicago this week.
The New York Times: The demonstrations in Paris and other cities came amid a rise in tensions in France over the Gaza war and a surge in antisemitic incidents.
BBC News: Millions of Indians are celebrating Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, which is one of the most important festivals in the country.