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Archbishop Bernard Longley (Mazur/

The proposal to allow Anglican spouses of Catholics to receive Holy Communion will be discussed at the synod next week

Cardinal Gerhard Müller with Pope Francis (CNS)

The German cardinal refused to confirm or deny whether he signed a letter allegedly sent to Pope Francis criticising new synod procedures

Cardinal Nichols said that every family was a light in the darkness (CNS)

The cardinal called for love which is ‘compassionate’ and ‘honest’ during synod intervention

Members of the Missionaries of Charity  (CNS)

The new rules have made it easier for single and divorced people to adopt

Pope Francis arrives for the afternoon session of the synod on Saturday (AP)

Pope Francis reportedly responded to the letter by underlining support for procedures

Fr Mourad is free (AFP)

Syrian priest kidnapped by ISIS is free

Fr Jacques Mourad celebrated his first Mass yesterday

Pope Francis blesses pilgrims gathered for the Angelus yesterday in St Peter Square (AP)

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Pope Francis talks with Cardinals Peter Erdo of Esztergom-Budapest, Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila and Wilfrid Napier of Durban(CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Cardinal addresses media at the end of the first week of the synod

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz,  the rapporteur of Circulus Anglicus 'A' (CNS)

The full report of Circulus Anglicus ‘A’

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, rapporteur of Circulus Anglicus 'B' (AP)

The full report of Circulus Anglicus ‘B’