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Bishops and cardinals take shelter from rain as they leave the synod (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

What the synod is really all about

The question before the synod is whether people today are capable of conversion

Archbishop Bernard Longley (Mazur/

The proposal to allow Anglican spouses of Catholics to receive Holy Communion will be discussed at the synod next week

Michael Coren

My question, Michael, is do you really believe in the full sacramental reality of the Eucharist?

Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury blesses Pope Francis during a private meeting at the Vatican last year  (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

Luther’s criticism of Aristotle does not seem important today. Nor will today’s political fads in the future

Women priests (PA)

The author of Bread Not Stones had a dramatic and unconventional journey to Rome

Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of Jos, Nigeria, with a group of synod auditors (CNS)

Any talk of a split between North and South is an attack on the Catholic nature of the Church

An Iraqi man carrying a cross and a Quran attends Mass at Mar Girgis Church in Baghdad (CNS) Below: Reverend Canon Andrew White (PA)

Anglican vicar Andrew White says more than 1,500 people in Iraq have been killed by Islamic State militants

'Many Anglican village churches have discovered that modern organs can be programmed to play hymns automatically' (CNS)

The organist is dead

A great English Christian figure is in danger of dying out

Archbishop Welby with Pope Francis in June (AP)

Archbishop of Canterbury writes to Pope Francis and other church leaders

Pope Francis accepting a gift from the Archbishop  of Canterbury in June (CNS)

ARCIC has always been a reductionist body, part of a subversive movement whose indifferentism has caused huge damage to the faith of Catholics in the pew