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Topic: Extraordinary synod

Don’t worry about Cardinal Kasper’s flaky ideas on Holy Communion for the remarried: the Synod will come and go, and Pope Francis will still back Cardinal Müller

He really does believe that we cannot, in his words, use Church doctrine ‘as we please’

Changes in synod process designed to increase discussion, cardinal says

Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family will be shorter than a usual synod, says cardinal

Synod document cites cultural and economic threats to family

Topics in working document include some of the most controversial areas of Church teaching on the family

Cardinal ‘shocked’ by survey responses on family life

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle says results show Church teaching on family life ‘is not clearly understood by people’

Africa and Asia provide us with an inconvenient truth

Responses to Pew Foundation survey suggests huge differences in opinion on moral questions between Catholics from different continents

Cardinal Kasper told cardinals: Church could tolerate some second marriages

Cardinal Kasper said Holy Communion could be a ‘lifeboat’ for those shipwrecked by sin

Cardinals say synod on family will seek to balance truth with God’s mercy

Cardinals Nichols and Napier speak after meetings with Pope Francis in Rome

Pope Francis issues letter to families ahead of extraordinary synod

Pontiff calls for prayers ahead of meeting of bishops in October

Bishops set out difficulties facing Japanese Catholics

Japanese Catholics make up less than one percent of the country’s population

We must put God back into marriage, says cardinal-designate

Archbishop Nichols has said that the Church has much more work to do in order to prepare couples for marriage