Israel’s deputy foreign minister has claimed that the Synod was “hijacked by an anti-Israel majority“.
The Vatican Secretariat of State is said to have heavily censored the speech of a bishop who criticised Islam during the Synod.
The next world Synod of Bishops in 2012 will focus on the New Evangelisation.
A 69-year-old Canadian bishop was the victim of a serious assault on Friday night.
Zenit has published the full English text of Cardinal-designate Velasio De Paolis’s letter to the Legionaries of Christ.
Westminster Auxiliary Bishop Alan Hopes, an ex-Anglican, is likely to be the first leader of the Personal Ordinariate in England and Wales.
Valle Adurni considers how those who cross the Tiber will cope financially.
John Allen discusses the latest batch of cardinals on NPR (audio)
And engineers in Poland are racing to finish a giant statue of Christ in time for its unveiling in November (video).