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World Youth Day 2016 logo and prayer revealed

The logo and prayer focus on the theme chosen by Pope Francis from the Gospel of Matthew

Pope Francis urges enforcement of landmine ban

In written statement, Pop says landmines ‘prolong war and nurture fear’

The impoverishment of the Church’s liturgical culture is a major problem for the remarried. If they can’t receive Communion, what is left for them to be part of?

When everyone else automatically, even unthinkingly, receives Holy Communion, those who can’t feel isolated from the community of the Church

Are there any Communist philanthropists out there?

Two rich men demonstrate the importance of sharing wealth

Pope offers condolences to families of three murdered Israeli teens

Vatican spokesman calls the killings ‘terrible and dramatic’

Chaldean bishop says Iraqis returning home, despite difficult conditions

Archbishop Warda believes ’90 percent of families’ are returning to Qaraqosh and Karamlish villages

The Holy Father, say those close to him, is wearing himself out. He should slow down, beginning with at least three weeks off at Castel Gandolfo

He has set essential reforms under way. Cardinal Pell and the other reformers need time to complete their work. What we don’t need is another conclave

Family synod: proposals to come in 2015

The extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family will meet at the Vatican in October

Pope Francis urges Christians in the Middle East to keep faith

Pope was speaking to coalition of funding agencies coordinated by Congregation for Eastern Churches

Synod document cites cultural and economic threats to family

Topics in working document include some of the most controversial areas of Church teaching on the family