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Vatican releases list of participants for synod on the family

Cardinal Walter Kasper and retired Cardinal Godfried Danneels are among Pope Francis’s nominations The Vatican has released the full list of participants for the upcoming synod on the family, which will take place from October 4 to 25. Among Pope Francis’s personal nominations are Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Cardinal Walter Kasper and Fr Antonio Spadaro, editor

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Waiting for the decisive second half of the Synod on the Family

Vatican City, Oct 10, 2014 / 02:54 pm .- The Synod of Bishops on Friday entered its decisive second phase, with the formation of small groups which are to come to decisions which will be synthesized into the synod’s concluding “relatio.” The relatio will form the basis for discussion in the 2015 ordinary synod on

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‘Justice and mercy cannot be separated’

Vatican City, Oct 9, 2014 / 05:09 pm .- As three proposals emerged from the synod of bishops to reform the process of marriage annulment, a participant in the synod has stressed that a narrative putting justice on one side, and mercy on the other, “is not a good way to speak about the issue.”

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The Synod on the Family: a look beyond the media hype

Vatican City, Oct 2, 2014 / 05:01 pm .- As the media centers upon the question of whether the Church will change its teaching regarding reception of the Eucharist by those living in complex situations, there is a danger that many of the other, no less significant, issues may be falling to the wayside. Duly

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Cardinal Burke: Media hijacking Synod on the Family

Vatican City, Sep 23, 2014 / 04:04 am .- Next month’s Synod on the Family has undergone an attempted hijacking by some media sources, which are fueling expectations that impossible changes will be made to Church doctrine, said the head of the Church’s highest court. “I don’t think you have to be brilliant to see

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Cardinals join to defend Church doctrine on divorce, remarriage

Vatican City, Sep 9, 2014 / 03:10 am .- Five members of the College of Cardinals have joint-authored a book defending Church doctrine regarding divorced and remarried Catholics, affirming that it is the most merciful approach. Set to be published in English this October, the book is entitled “Remaining in the Truth of Christ: Marriage

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