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Archbishop Georg Ganswein pictured with the Pope Emeritus read the 1,800-word message aloud (PA)

Benedict XVI released a message to Rome’s Pontifical Urbanian University

Chaldean Patriarch Louis Sako (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

Sanctions went into effect following repeated, but ‘unfortunately unfruitful ultimatums’

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Vatican recently eliminated life imprisonment from its own penal code.

After beating Roma 7-1 in a Champions League match, players from Bayern Munich visited Pope Francis at the Vatican

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Ex 22:20-26; Ps 18; 1 Thes 1:5C-10; Mt 22:34-40 (Year A)

Daily Readings: October 26 – November 1

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Philip Johnson

From 2009, our interview with the US seminarian with inoperable brain cancer

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Print Edition: 24 October 2014

This week we bring you extensive coverage of the Extraordinary Synod on the Family including an eye witness account from Bishop Paul Butler on “the synod’s 15 most amazing minutes” and Mark Shea on why we shouldn’t panic about this moment in the Church’s history. Meanwhile R J Stove writes about the Catholic composer who […]

Spent cartridges lie on the ground in Benghazi, Libya (CNS)

Catholic clergy in eastern Libya vowed to continue ministering to local Church members

Taylor Swift (PA)

Pop star delighted with Boston College video in support of faith initiative