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Catholic Herald View: It’s too early to write off the synod as a failure

After an ugly and jarring fortnight, the synod fathers are now back on course

Well, Pope Francis, as Cardinal Burke implored, has now firmly upheld the depositum fidei: but has he let loose forces he can’t control?

But why is Cardinal Burke himself, the hero of the synod, being eased out? And what are these disquieting rumours about Cardinal Müller?

What would St John Paul II have made of the family synod?

During the synod we heard too much about failed marriages and too little about faithful marriages

Do not believe people who say that the Pope is disappointed by synod outcome, says cardinal

Cardinal Nichols urges faithful to ‘believe Francis’s own words’ at the end of the synod

Family synod: full text of Pope Francis’s concluding address

Church must resist temptation both ‘to bow down to a worldly spirit’ and adopt a ‘hostile inflexibility’

Family synod’s final report leaves controversial questions open

Francis gives speech criticising extremism both in defence of tradition and pursuit of progress

Synod sends message of encouragement to families

‘Christ wanted his Church to be a house with doors always open to welcome everyone,’ say bishops

Family synod: full text of the bishops’ closing message

Synod Fathers urge faithful to ‘walk with us towards the next synod’ in 2015

Cardinal Pell: Communion for divorced and remarried not majority position

Cardinal Pell also criticises synod’s midterm report as “tendentious” and “skewed”

If Francis doesn’t soon make it clear that the synod can’t abandon Catholic teaching, his pontificate could spin out of control

Cardinal Burke is right: the group responsible for reporting the synod is manipulating the presentation of what’s actually happening