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Vatican Radio translation of Pope Francis’s speech to the General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops earlier today

Latest atrocity comes as Christian leader calls for western help

Opening of the Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the Family

Chris Harper-Mercer was reportedly asking victims their religion before shooting them

Meeting ‘should not be considered a form of support of her position’

Bishop Egan: ‘We want to to hear from anyone who no longer identifies as Catholic’

A sneak preview of this week’s issue

Francis says he will accompany the children’s pilgrimage with prayer

Appeal comes in briefing paper sent to English bishops attending family synod

The Kentucky county court clerk who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples met Francis during his papal visit