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Lutheran church leaders and officials in Trondheim, Norway, vote in favour of conducting same-sex weddings (CNS photo/Ole Martin Wold, EPA)

Bishop says politicians ‘may get aggressive’ over resistance to same-sex marriage

Protestors gather outside the Senate Chamber during a hearing on a religious freedom bill at the Statehouse in Indianapolis (PA)

This debate pits the newest freedom, so-called “marriage equality”, in direct conflict with the oldest

Cardinal Philippe Barbarin has come under pressure over his handling of an abuse scandal in his Archdiocese of Lyon (AP)

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The Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri

High profile corporations join coalition campaigning against legislation that would protect businesses objecting on religious grounds to same-sex marriages

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal at a press conference to announce his vetoing of the bill (PA)

More than 500 companies, including Disney and Coca-Cola, urged Gov Deal’s veto

US Vice President Joe Biden (AP)

Notre Dame’s recent history shows what happens when a supposedly Catholic university puts academic prestige above its religious ethos

Fra' Matthew Festing with Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin in June (AP)

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Supporters of traditional marriage rally in front of the US Supreme Court in June (CNS)

Expressing same-sex marriage opposition ‘could put Catholic organisations at risk’

Sir Elton John has praised Pope Francis again (PA)

The musician says the Pontiff has brought the Church ‘into the 21st century’

The synod was ‘dominated by ideas many conservatives thought had been put to rest’ (CNS)

Group of British priests hails the synod’s ‘brave refusal to accept ideological colonisation’