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Pope Francis at the synod. He has spoken about the Middle East again (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Al-Qaeda group abducts Catholics on the day the Pope calls summit

Pope Francis (AP)

The 2015 visit to France is in addition to a trip to Strasbourg next month

Bishop Nazir-Ali: an outspoken defender of Christian minority rights

Many Evangelicals look to Catholic Church to stem tide of Islamic militancy, says Bishop Nazir-Ali

Pope Francis arrives for the afternoon session of the family synod today (PA)

Married couple Ron and Mavis Pirola address opening day of synod on family

A Swiss Guard salutes as Pope Francis leaves the synod (CNS)

Cardinal Erdő makes announcement during first synod session

Bishop Kieran Conry tendered his resignation after admitting to being 'unfaithful' to his priestly promises (Mazur)

Letters by Archbishop Smith and Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor read at Arundel and Brighton services

Pope Francis arrives at the synod hall for the first session of the family synod  (PA) Below: Video via RomeReports.com

Pope Francis addresses the first session of the family synod

Pope Francis celebrates the opening Mass for the synod in St Peter's Basilica (AP)

Synods ‘are meant to better nuture and tend the Lord’s vineyard’, says Pope

Fr Benedict Groeschel appears on EWTN (CNS)

Founder of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal dies aged 81

A detail of the Vision of St Bruno by José de Ribera

St Bruno (October 6) maintained a quiet desire for solitude throughout his life