Farewell to Bishop Burbidge … and what next?

Not only does the process of selecting bishops take place behind a veil of secrecy, but there are no term limits. A man appointed to a post is likely to be around for quite a while, impacting the shape and tenor of the flock for decades.

This week's circulars

Videos

Wolfpack football players make a special delivery

VIDEO: NC State Wolfpack football players, including Nyheim Hines, Bradley Chubb and Jerod Fernandez, surprised youngsters with new bikes during halftime of the NC State basketball game against Boston University at PNC Arena in Raleigh Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. It was the Wolfpack's annual Toys for Tots collection game.
Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
Wolfpack football players make a special delivery 0:43

Wolfpack football players make a special delivery

Police official discusses homicide in Cary Friday night 5:27

Police official discusses homicide in Cary Friday night

91-year-old keeps on truckin' at grocery store job 2:21

91-year-old keeps on truckin' at grocery store job

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"Dog Days" takes on whole new meaning to college students during exam season