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Cardinal Gerhard Müller with Pope Francis (CNS)

The cardinal said that if the Pope had wanted to change the discipline, he would have given a full explanation

Pope Francis speaks to journalists aboard the flight to Lesbos (AP)

Those insisting Francis is a radical progressive can’t have read Amoris Laetitia

The daunting length of Amoris Laetitia undermines its simple and direct style (CNS)

The Pontiff has chosen to promote debate and diversity, rather than build unity around clearly expressed doctrine. The consequences will be enormous

Archbishop Blasé Cupich of Chicago  (CNS)

The Archbishop of Chicago welcomed the publication of the Pope’s apostolic exhortation

Pope Francis has released his apostolic exhortation (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Here we provide a short summary of the Pope’s apostolic exhortation released today

Bishop Egan (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop Egan says the saint offers an ‘inspiring example’ of what being a man means

Bishop Jude Arogundade of Ondo, Nigeria. 'Everybody wants to leave a child behind.' (Photo: CNS)

Bishop says for couples in Africa the pain of childlessness is ‘beyond anything I can say’

Pope Francis talks to journalists during the press conference (AP)

The Pontiff spoke to reporters on Sunday evening during his flight home to Rome

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna arrives at the Vatican synod hall (Photo: CNS)

The cardinal says as a child of divorced parents he knows what it is to grow up in a ‘patchwork family’

Pope Francis said he did not want the faithful to be oppressed with the "darkness of doubt" (PA)

The reforms could affect thousands of Catholics worldwide