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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

Comments made on plane will increase tension ahead of Year of Mercy

Violence in camps has intensified as the country expects 800,000 people this year