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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

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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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Do lavish weddings make for happy marriages?

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

The English version of the Synod document is quite frankly a disgrace. Whoever is responsible for it should be ashamed

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?

Catholic Herald view: The synod has a long way to go before it truly realises Francis’s vision

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

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Displaced familes flee violence in Iraq (CNS)

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Cuts at Vatican Radio could leave the world’s poorest worse off

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

The synod’s struggle to balance charity with truth

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

Sorry, but the synod’s draft report is no earthquake

Pope Francis (PA)

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