Monthly Archives: June 2015

A Guide to the Family Synod, Part III: ‘The Gospel of the Family’

[The third in a series by Elizabeth Howard considering the questions that have been put to the world’s bishops’ conferences in the run-up to the Synod of Bishops in October. The previous posts are here and here.] Part II of the discussion document or Lineamenta is … Continue reading

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Saunders-Pell: Vatican statements and CV comment

There have been two responses from Rome to media coverage of the criticism of Cardinal George Pell made by a British member of the Pope’s Commission for the Protection of Minors, Peter Saunders. (The story is dealt with by CV Comment … Continue reading

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Saunders accusation highlights need to tighten abuse commission brief

Pope Francis’s advisors will be in a difficult position this morning, following accusations over the weekend by one of his hand-picked abuse commissioners against the man he chose to head up his reform of Vatican finances. Peter Saunders, chief executive … Continue reading

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