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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 wrote the Latin Magnificat aged 13 and Paul Cooper discovers a place of pilgrimage for Catholic cyclists. Why not try our appetiser deal? 6 issues for £6.

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