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Pope Francis gives his vision of the synod

In his first interview to a Latin-American newspaper — the one he used to subscribe to, Argentina’s La Nación — Pope Francis has given his view of October’s synod, defending it as a protected space in which brother bishops could seek answers to difficult pastoral … Continue reading

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From the synod (5): a snapshot at the end of the first week

[From Austen Ivereigh in Rome] The family synod’s first visible fruit will be evident tomorrow (Monday), when a summary of the week’s intense deliberations will be handed to the 10 circuli menores, or small groups, which began meeting Friday afternoon. Tomorrow, in other words, … Continue reading

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Pre-synod jostling points to dynamism of Rome meeting on family

The Australian cardinal whom Pope Francis earlier this year put in charge of Vatican finances has added his voice to a large number of senior church figures warning against expecting changes to come from next month’s historic of bishops in … Continue reading

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