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Francis will visit Kenya, Uganda and Central African Republic at the end of November

Several lay couples addressed the synod, highlighting various issues facing families around the world

First canonisation of a married couple takes place in St Peter’s Square on Sunday

Bishop James Conley was given the pectoral cross by Benedict XVI in 2012

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Pontiff makes major address on 50th anniversary of the Synod of Bishops

‘If we are going to really accompany people, we have to first of all engage them,’ says Archbishop Cupich

Guests greet Holy Father ‘with joke’ after he personally insisted on visit

Bishop Shomali says it is painful to see violence return to Jerusalem

Cardinal says the synod fathers ‘are all on the same page, if [on] different paragraphs’