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Pope Francis (CNS)

Article quoting Pope Francis by Eugenio Scalfari is ‘in no way reliable’, says Vatican spokesman

Cardinal George Pell (PA)

Synod members disagree on whether final report opens Communion to remarried on a case-by-case basis

Cardinal Gerhard Müller is part of the German language group (CNS)

The group provided detailed suggestions for divorced and civilly remarried Catholics who want to receive the sacraments

Pope Francis arrives for the morning session of the synod on Tuesday (CNS)

In a surprise speech to the synod, Francis said the ‘Catholic doctrine on marriage has not been touched or put into question’

Cardinal Andre Vingt-Trois with Cardinal Peter Erdo (CNS)

Cardinal André Vingt-Trois says observers expecting shift in Church teaching ‘are going to be disappointed’

Cardinal Nichols (Mazur)

The Archbishop of Westminster will attend October’s synod with Bishop Peter Doyle of Northampton

Pope Francis delivers his message during his general audience this morning (PA)

Pope Francis said today that divorced and remarried Catholics were still part of the Church

Sara Pisano, left, and Danilo Spagnoli just after being married by Pope Francis in St Peter's Basilica (PA)

In the third of a four-part look ahead to October’s synod, Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith says upholding marriage relies on teaching people about its realities

Pope Francis in discussion with Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi at last year's synod (CNS)

Publication is expected ‘in a few weeks’, according to statement released by the Vatican

Bishop Mark Davies (Mazur/

In March 500 priests in Britain signed a letter urging those attending this year’s family synod to issue a ‘firm proclamation’ upholding Church teaching