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The first pope accused of being a Marxist

Paul VI is synonymous with Humanae Vitae, but we have forgotten that he was a revolutionary pontiff in Francis’s mould

Islamic State fighters in northern Iraq (CNS)

A very modern dogma has caused the National Union of Students take leave of whatever sense they had

Cardinal Kasper says that the Pope agrees with him on Communion for the divorced and re-married (PA)

The Church needs a leader now not a life coach

Badges supporting ISIS on sale in a bookshop in Istanbul (AP)

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Francis is framed by flags from a delegation rom Carovigno, southern Italy, (AP)

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An American university has carried out research into the cost of weddings and the success of marriages (AP Photo)

Money and how you spend it can be a prime source of friction in a marriage

Let us hope that he Synod Fathers will listen carefully to the reaction that this document has elicited (CNS)

English is the world’s most important language, or are there some people in the Vatican who have not woken up to that?

Francis is seeking a revolution in the culture, rather than content, of Catholicism

The synod fathers have yet to translate Francis’s vision into a coherent pastoral plan

Displaced familes flee violence in Iraq (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 14/10/14

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Emer McCarthy interviewing Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto for Vatican Radio (CNS)

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