Audio

Middle East without Christians "unthinkable" but what can the Church do?

Pope Francis convened a Consistory of Cardinals on Monday, 20 October, in the Vatican, originally to proceed with the causes of candidates for beatification but the agenda was swiftly modified to include discussion of the ongoing crisis in the Middle East. Bishops' consultant on the Middle East North Africa region, Dr harry Hagopian, today reflected on the Pope's words and offered his thoughts.

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News

Dr Adrian Graffy

Rev Dr Adrian Graffy, priest of the Brentwood Diocese, has been nominated by Pope Francis to become a member of The Vatican Commission that takes a lead in B...Read more

Family Synod

Final Message

On Saturday 18 October 2014, the Final Message of the Third Extraordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, dedicated to the “Pastoral challenges to the fami...Read more

beatification

Paul VI

Pope Francis will officially declare Pope Paul VI Blessed on Sunday 19 October during the closing ‎Mass of the 3rd Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the fami...Read more

Audio

You've read the reports, here's the inside track on the Family Synod from Cardinal Vincent Nichols

In the last of his audio dispatches from Rome, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, representing England and Wales, gives us a fascinating, passionate, and in-depth summary of the two-week Vatican summit on family and marriage. 

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