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The group expressed relief that the synod 'did not heed attempts to separate doctrine from sacramental and pastoral practice' (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Group of British priests hails the synod’s ‘brave refusal to accept ideological colonisation’

he Global Network of Rainbow Catholics gathering

The Global Network of Rainbow Catholics has released a statement in response to the synod on the family

Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago arrives for a session of the family synod (CNS)

‘If we are going to really accompany people, we have to first of all engage them,’ says Archbishop Cupich

Prelates pray before the opening of a morning session of the Synod of Bishops (Photo: AP)

Ghanaian archbishop says Church’s message of dignity for all will not change attitudes ‘overnight’

Mgr Krzysztof Charamsa and his partner Eduard, surname not given, pose for a photo as they leave a restaurant after a press conference in Rome (AP)

Doctrinal official says he ‘is happy and proud of his identity’ at press conference in Rome

The 'Global Network of Rainbow Catholics' will be launched before the synod begins this Sunday (AP)

Appeal comes in briefing paper sent to English bishops attending family synod

Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury blesses Pope Francis during a private meeting at the Vatican last year  (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

Luther’s criticism of Aristotle does not seem important today. Nor will today’s political fads in the future

Bishops and cardinals  at the family synod (CNS)

Join the discussion on the family synod’s mid-term report

A bride smiles during the joint wedding ceremony in St Peter's last month (AP)

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So, Pope Francis, we hear you're going to create female cardinals… (AP)

Remember when the Pope named himself Francis I, backed female cardinals and abolished sin? Neither do we