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Pope Francis (AP)

The Church must show that the family is a great gift, the Vatican says

Pope Francis greets emeritus Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Francis embraced the 87 year-old

Cardinal Rodriguez (Photo: CNS)

Cardinal Rodriguez says the reorganisation of the Curia is a ‘normal process’

Pope Francis blesses new spouses this month (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

With Britain the divorce capital of Europe, young people need all the help they can get

Dr Ezekiel J. Emanuel (PA)

Life still has meaning even when you’re old

Pope Francis blesses 20 couples at a wedding last week, less than a month before the Synod (CNS)

Believe it or not, many millions of Catholics around the world have no recourse to an annulment process at all

Lord Patten of Barnes (PA)

The commission will hold discussions over the next two days at the Pope’s residence

Pope Francis made the decision in August (PA)

The commission will be examining how to simplify the annulment process

Pope Francis (Photo: CNS)

Francis exhorts new bishops to ‘love the people that God has given you’

Pope Francis poses with cardinal advisers during a meeting at the Vatican  last year (CNS)

The so-called C9 held its sixth meeting earlier this week with Pope Francis at the Vatican