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Pope Francis gives a thumbs up (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-AUDIENCE-SCANDAL Oct. 14, 2015.

Francis encourages young people to read the Bible, sharing his own reading habits in his prologue for the new YoutCat German Bible

Most of the synod’s 13 working groups have asked for a greater use of Scripture in the synod’s text

The good example set by the two great saints must never be underestimated

The Pope says there is no such thing as an ‘express marriage’

The project, which includes 5,000 illustrations, took 10 years to finish

Muslims and Christians are like-minded when it comes to revering Mary

The concept of gradualism is as old as Christianity itself

This was a historic event not just for the Ordinariate but for the English Catholic Church as a whole: Catholics should give them financial help

The shedding of institutional structures and the diminishing number of priests could, in fact, be liberating