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The family synod in session (CNS)

Cardinal Burke accuses synod leaders of giving a distorted view of the proceedings

Cardinal Andre Vingt-Trois of Paris (CNS)

Brazilian couple tell synod Church should stop giving ‘contradictory advice’ on birth control

Pope Francis talks with Cardinal Peter Erdő at the synod (CNS)

Cardinal Erdő says immediate acceptance of teaching on artificial birth control is unrealistic

Bishops arrive at St Peter's on Sunday for a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope Francis delivered homily during Mass at St Peter’s on Sunday

Francis and Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco pray during the vigil (AP)

Pope says bishops ‘must lend an ear to the rhythm of our time and perceive the odour of people today’

Cardinal Burke has said the Church cannot change its teaching on Communion for the divorced and remarried (CNS)

Cardinal Burke said the proposal would do harm

Bishop Rogelio Livieres Plano of the Diocese of Ciudad del Este (Photo: CNS)

Vatican spokesman also cites poor relations with other bishops in Paraguay

Bishop Bernard Fellay, superior of the Society of St Pius X (CNS)

Bishop Bernard Fellay met doctrinal prefect Cardinal Müller for two hours

Former archbishop Jozef Wesołowski (CNS)

Józef Wesołowski could face a criminal trial under the laws of Vatican City State

Cardinal Kasper (Photo: CNS)

Cardinal Kasper tells Italian newspaper that he stands with Pope Francis