THE CATHOLIC SYNOD ON THE FAMILY -OCTOBER 2014

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Synod. The Preparatory Document’s Arabian Phoenix

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German Bishops Support Kasper’s Proposals on Remarried Catholics

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Remarried divorcees issue a test case for church’s credibility, German bishops convinced

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Benedict’s Quiet Counsel to the Synod | C. C. Pecknold

While Cardinal Kasper has been busy lobbying for his long-sought proposal to change Church disciplines concerning the indissolubility of marriage, …

Vatican releases preparatory document ahead of 2015 synod

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Orthodox Bishop Responds to Recent Roman Catholic Synod

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Four Popes, The Synod, and The Future

Vatican asks for wide input on 2015 synod, not based on doctrine

For the second time in two years, the Vatican has asked national bishops' conferences around the world to seek input from Catholics at "all levels" …

The Synod Heads to the Second Round. A Canonist’s Summation

• Print<p>Cardinal Velasio De Paolis again opens fire on communion for the divorced and remarried. “If approved, the consequences would be of …

REVIVIFYING CATHOLIC TRADITION by Father Paul McGavin EPILOGUE TO THE SYNOD (12)

<b>my source: Sandro Magister</b><p><b>Discerning the Bergoglio mission to revivify Catholic tradition</b><p>The author is a theologian priest of the archdiocese of …

THE POPE, THE SYNOD & THE RAVENNA DOCUMENT

<b>Synod of the Family Shows Papal Rethink of Petrine Office, Says Cardinal Kasper</b> <b><br>BY PETER JESSERER SMITH Friday, November 07, 2014</b><p>WASHINGTON — A …

Synod of the Family Shows Papal Rethink of Petrine Office, Says Cardinal Kasper

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THE SYNOD ON THE FAMILY 1

The Synod is taking place after an unprecedented test of Catholic opinion throughout the Church.<p>(BBC)<p>Thousands of the Catholic Faithful praying for …

SYNOD ON THE FAMILY - 2 :Second Marriages in Venice from “La Civiltà Cattolica”

<b>Second Marriages in Venice for “La Civiltà Cattolica”</b><p>In support of the ideas of Cardinal Kasper, the magazine with the papal imprimatur dusts off a …

THE SYNOD ON THE FAMILY IN THE LIGHT OF THE NEW EVANGELISATION - 3

<b>Synod shows potential to advance conversation on famil</b><b>y</b><p>by Vinnie Rotondaro | Oct. 7, 2014<p><b>my source; National Catholic Reporter</b><p>The extraordinary Synod …

THE CHURCH AS COMMUNION: THE INFLUENCE OF THIS THEOLOGY ON THE SYNOD ON THE FAMILY. (4)

<b>The Ecclesiology of Communion Concrete realization of the Church</b><p>2012-06-10 L’Osservatore Romano<p>The following is the intervention given on Wednesday …

,THEOLOGICAL LIBERALISM AND THE SYNOD (5)

"Our diversity in practise confirms our unity in faith." "It is God who has harmonised us in the symphony of faith." (St Irenaeus)<p>Those of you who …

OCTOBER 12th: OUR LADY OF APARACIDA IN BRAZIL & THE BLESSING OF AN ICON IN OUR MONASTERY (SYNOD ON THE FAMILY - 6)

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THE ECUMENICAL AGENDA OF POPE FRANCIS

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Family synod: ‘Speak clearly and don’t be afraid to offend me,’ says Pope

Pope Francis addresses the first session of the family synod<p>Pope Francis has said Catholics must speak their minds and not be afraid to offend him, …

Vatican Proposes Dramatic Shift In Attitude Towards Gays, Same Sex Couples | By Philip Pullella SYNOD AND THE FAMILY 7

Back in 1996, I was hearing the confessions of hundreds of young people in my Peruvian parish in preparation for Confirmation. In Peru, children have …

The final synod report presents an unworkable solution to the Communion question

Next year's Synod must stick to the current teaching and resist harmful innovation<p>Here it is at last, the final Synod document, published by this …

Full text: Official translation of final synod report

Vatican release English version of report released at conclusion of synod on the family<p>Introduction<p>1. The Synod of Bishops, gathered around the Holy …

What kinds of family issues are important to a Nicaraguan bishop?

Vatican City, Oct 14, 2014 / 02:11 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Gang violence, family separation and a “chauvinistic culture” that strains marriages are …