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Filipino Catholics receive Communion during a mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Paranaque in 2013 (AP)

The Church’s teaching has been consistent from the early Church to modern Popes. Last week’s events didn’t change it

President Enrique Pena Nieto wants to legalise same-sex marriage in Mexico (AP)

The country’s president is seeking to make changes to the constitution in favour of same-sex marriage

Democratic vice presidential candidate, Sen Tim Kaine (AP)

The Democratic vice presidential nominee opposed same-sex marriage until 2005

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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Take a look inside this week’s Catholic Herald

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’