Catholic Herald logo
Menu
Pope Francis waves to the faithful gathered in St Peter's Square for yesterday's Angelus (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 08/02/16

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A group of migrants from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan walk along the frozen route from the border between Serbia and Macedonia to a temporary camp for migrants (Photo: CNS)

We cannot let borders be closed to suffering people, says Bishop of Trier

Pope Francis talks to Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri in the Vatican synod hall (AP)

Letters from the Synod: October 23

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Pope Francis arrives for yesterday afternoon's session of the family synod (AP)

Letters from the Synod: October 21

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

African synod fathers attend a meeting in Rome on Wednesday (CNS)

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Archbishops and cardinals wait to enter the Vatican Synod Hall (AP)

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Pope Francis talks with a cardinal prior to the start of a consistory last October (Photo: CNS)

Bishop Bode says the Church could do more to support people in stable unions

Cardinal Reinhard Marx, president of the German bishops' conference (CNS)

Are we witnessing the beginnings of an international campaign of defiance against the Catholic moral law?

Tourists helped the Vatican to achieve a surplus in 2014 (CNS)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Cardinal Reinhard Marx (CNS)

German politicians will be granted a vote on a number of bills aimed at changing the law on doctor-assisted death by November