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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

Cardinal Kasper (Photo: CNS)

Cardinal Kasper tells Italian newspaper that he stands with Pope Francis

Pope Francis  (AP)

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

Vatican Reform

The cardinal calls for a restatement of church teaching in a new book

Newly married couples kneel as Pope Francis celebrates the marriage rite for 20 couples during a Mass in St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Sunday (CNS)

The Turning argues that parents who want to instil traditional values in their children can’t do so alone

Newly married couples attend a wedding ceremony witnessed by Pope Francis in St Peter's Basilica (AP) Below: A video of the ceremony (CTV)

Marriage is a symbol of ‘real life’, Pope tells newlyweds in Rome

Mgr Marcus Stock, Bishop-elect of Leeds (Mazur)

Mgr Marcus Stock appointed Bishop of Leeds

‘I am overwhelmed at the trust which the Holy Father has placed in me,’ says bishop-elect.