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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/

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)

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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’

Pope Francis discussed marriage at a meeting with Rome's parishes at St John Lateran yesterday (AP)

Our current approach to marriage preparation is failing catastrophically

Pope Francis blesses participants at a meeting of Rome's parishes in St John Lateran (AP)

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Bishop Athanasius Schneider (Photo: CNS)

Bishop Schneider said the document might lead to widespread confusion over doctrine and the sacraments