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English cardinal urges debate on family synod stay out of the press

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Cardinal Nichols at last October’s extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family. (CNS/Paul Haring) By Simon Caldwell Catholic News Service MANCHESTER, England (CNS) — Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster urged priests to end debating…

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Pope says prayers, not ‘gossip,’ needed for successful synod on family

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Rain falls as Pope Francis arrives to lead his general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican March 25. (CNS/Paul Haring) By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — No matter…

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Cardinal Kasper urges prayers for upcoming synod on family

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service ROME (CNS) — Catholics should let their bishops know their hopes and concerns for the upcoming Synod of Bishops on the family, but even more importantly, they should pray that the Holy Spirit guide … Continue reading

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‘Tale of two synods’ emerged from Vatican, says USCCB president

By Mark Pattison Catholic News Service BALTIMORE (CNS) — October’s extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family was just one event, but “a tale of two synods” emerged from it, according to the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic … Continue reading

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Analysis: Did Pope Francis get what he wanted from the synod?

By Francis X. Rocca Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Since the end of the Oct. 5-19 Synod of Bishops on the family, news outlets have portrayed the outcome as a “setback” or “loss” for Pope Francis — even … Continue reading

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Poverty was among synod’s major concerns, Philippine cardinal says

By Simone Orendain Catholic News Service MANILA, Philippines (CNS) — Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila said the Synod of Bishops on the family was more than a series of discussions on divorce and gay unions and that the impact … Continue reading

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English cardinal’s pastoral letter addresses themes discussed at synod

By Catholic News Service LONDON (CNS) — Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster asked Catholics to recognize the “real goodness” in the lives of many cohabiting couples and those who have divorced and civilly remarried. He said the two-week Synod of … Continue reading

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