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The first pope accused of being a Marxist

Paul VI is synonymous with Humanae Vitae, but we have forgotten that he was a revolutionary pontiff in Francis’s mould

Pope Francis  (AP)

If the synod is badly handled we will have to live with the results for years to come

Pope Paul VI offers a blessing to the faithful in Rome before flying to Istanbul in 1967 (Photo: CNS)

Despite severe challenges, the Church did not enter a steep decline the end of the pontiff’s reign

'Natural family planning is a way of spacing births in a family when there is a good reason for doing so'

Simcha Fisher’s Sinner’s Guide is recommended for those faithful to Church teaching on contraception and those who are struggling with it

Pope Francis said that we cannot love Jesus and not love the Church (PA)

Pope Francis has said that we must remain faithful to the teachings of the Gospel

Pope Paul VI, with the future John Paul II  CNS Photos

The pope of my youth’s writing continues to resonate, with a faith as fresh as the day he penned them

Cardinal François-Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan spent 13 years in prison under the Communist regime in Vietnam. (CNS photo by Neil Jacobs)

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