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Reports and Commentary, from Rome and Elsewhere, on the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Two weeks in, decisions about the synod’s rules have still not been announced

Romero should have been canonised in San Salvador

Catholics are divided by the prospect of an inquiry into the College of Cardinals

Once again, the Pope has officially removed someone while effectively keeping them in place

Russians will consider the decision to recognise an independent Ukrainian Church as an attack on their very identity

The cultural and artistic value of chant exercises a powerful attraction

Progressive bishops want to replace ‘rigid’ codes and speak of sexuality ‘without taboo’. How very bourgeois

From no-fault divorce to the extension of civil partnerships, the party is caving in to ideological attacks on marriage

Reports and Commentary, from Rome and Elsewhere, on the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops