Stories of Catholic Marriage and Divorce

A synod of Roman Catholic bishops met in Rome in fall 2014 to begin a broad discussion of the church’s teachings on the family, including those governing divorce. The New York Times asked readers if, and how, the church’s rules on divorce had affected them. Here is a selection of their stories.

Lawrence Summers: A Life in the Limelight

In 2013, the controversial economist and academic was a candidate to lead the Federal Reserve. Here, some of his career’s highlights, from undergraduate meals at the Wursthaus in Harvard Square to meetings at the White House advising presidents.


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