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The Pope has advised priests to be more understanding in areas such as divorce (CNS)

In a meeting with 28 Jesuit priests, the Pope encouraged clergy to practice ‘spiritual discernment’ when advising those seeking help

A detail from the magnificent nave ceiling painted by Mildred Holland (Spencer Means)

This stunning first novel about the ‘Michelangelo of Suffolk’ brings the 19th century vividly to life

The Duke and Duchess of Norfolk have been living in different wings of Arundel Castle in West Sussex for 5 years (AP)

Perhaps the Duke and Duchess could share their experience of how they refounded their marriage with struggling couples

People gather in front of Milan's Duomo cathedral during a gay rights demonstration prior to a vote to change laws on same-sex unions (AP)

Leader of Muslim group says there is ‘no reason’ for polygamy not to be permitted now that same-sex unions have been legalised

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Copies of Pope Francis's apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia (CNS)

A letter sent to all 218 cardinals and patriarchs requests that the document be clarified against false readings

Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The bishop says he would like both clergy and lay people to ‘review and develop our pastoral practice’

Archbishop Socrates Villegas, centre, president of the Philippines bishops' conference (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/06/16

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Pope Francis speaks during the opening of the Diocese of Rome's annual pastoral conference at the Basilica of St John Lateran in Rome (CNS photo/Tony Gentile, Reuters)

But the Vatican press office changed ‘large majority’ to ‘a part’ in its official transcript

A FIlipino couple exchange rings at a mass ceremony for survivors of the 2013 Typhoon Haiyan (AP)

Pope Francis was perhaps hyperbolic. But marriage preparation shows real failings to resist the ‘culture of impermanence’