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Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Letters from the Synod: October 21

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Catholic critic Edward Short’s Adventures in the Books Pages features perceptive comment on the likes of Graham Greene, Leonardo da Vinci and GK Chesterton

If the synod ends without an official decision on Communion for the divorced and remarried then the uncertainty and acrimony will be prolonged

China continues to persecute Christians, but our hypocritical government will do nothing to hold President XI to account during his state visit

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

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Madeleine Teahan and Fr Mark Drew discuss this week’s dramatic events in Rome