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Well, Pope Francis, as Cardinal Burke implored, has now firmly upheld the depositum fidei: but has he let loose forces he can’t control?

Pope Francis  at the synod on the family (CNS)

But why is Cardinal Burke himself, the hero of the synod, being eased out? And what are these disquieting rumours about Cardinal Müller?

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Protesters demand the release of Asia Bibi in Lahore in 2010 (CNS)

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Blessed Pope Paul’s message: Truth does not come cheap, we have to suffer for it

The beatification of Pope Paul VI (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

If it comes to a choice between popularity and Truth, we must choose Truth every time

What would St John Paul II have made of the family synod?

Pope Francis waves after the general audience on April 30 (CNS)

During the synod we heard too much about failed marriages and too little about faithful marriages

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A tapestry of Blessed Paul VI hangs from the facade of St Peter's (CNS)

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If Francis doesn’t soon make it clear that the synod can’t abandon Catholic teaching, his pontificate could spin out of control

Pope Francis arrives for a morning session of the synod (CNS)

Cardinal Burke is right: the group responsible for reporting the synod is manipulating the presentation of what’s actually happening

Morning Catholic must-reads: 17/10/14

The daughters of Asia Bibi hold a photo of their mother (CNS)

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The first pope accused of being a Marxist

Paul VI (PA)

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

NUS’s refusal to condemn ISIS is a product of our bizarre culture of deference

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

If the Pope agrees with Cardinal Kasper’s proposal, isn’t it time that we heard it straight from him?

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