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In the second of a four-part look ahead to October’s synod, Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith says it is vital to stay faithful to Scripture in its entirety, not just the bits we like

Pope Francis spoke about the extraordinary synod during his general audience this morning

Cardinal Erdő says immediate acceptance of teaching on artificial birth control is unrealistic

‘Fundamental truth that marriage is a divine gift from God must be shared’, say US couple

Priests and bishops need to help couples understand the married vocation

Pope Francis addresses the first session of the family synod

Pope Francis delivered homily during Mass at St Peter’s on Sunday

The hard issues have been analysed inside and out, but is the Church in England and Wales ready for what comes next?

Cardinal Kasper tells Italian newspaper that he stands with Pope Francis

Humanae Vitae upheld the sanctity of marriage despite opposition from inside and outside the Church