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

Millions of people rely on a broadcaster that has shown it can move nimbly with the times

Pope Francis wipes his eyes at the start of the morning session of the synod yesterday (CNS)

There is good reason to discuss what can be done pastorally within the context of doctrinal truth

Pope Francis (PA)

The report merely reflects what Italian Jesuit theologians have been saying for decades

Bishops and cardinals  at the family synod (CNS)

Join the discussion on the family synod’s mid-term report

Stt John XXIII was reputed for his love of good food (CNS)

Are there any Italian Catholics who don’t like food?

Pope Francis at yesterday's Angelus (AP)

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Thorbjorn Jagland, chairman of the Nobel committee (Photo: PA)

In many ways the accolade is a sign of acceptability among the world’s great and good

Cardinal Danneels leaves a morning synod session at the Vatican (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 10/10/14

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A statue of Cardinal Newman at the London Oratory 

Newman attracted others to the faith through his apostolate of friendship

A bride smiles during the joint wedding ceremony in St Peter's last month (AP)

The blogosphere has been ignited by the synod on the family