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Synod15: Press Briefing Oct. 7th

Vatican City (ZENIT) -- Archbishop of Philadelphia, Charles Chaput, says, "We are not here to win anything, we are here to arrive at the truth of the Lord that He has set out for His Church." This afternoon at the Vatican press office,with its director, Father Federico Lombardi, French Archbishop Laurent Ulrich, and Monsignor Salvador Pineiro Garcia-Calderon, the American archbishop expressed this when commenting onthe Holy Father's advice for prelates to not 'pick sides' and become divided in the Synod hall. The Synod Fathers were givingtheir thoughts on the third day of the Synod of Bishops, Oct. 4-25, being held on the topic "The Vocation and Mission of the Family in the Church and the Contemporary World."

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Church and society must learn from families, pope says at audience

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Society and the church have much to learn from the family and, in fact, the bond between the church and the family is "indissoluble," Pope Francis said. Families bring needed values and a humanizing spirit to society and, when they mirror God's love for all, they teach the church how it should relate to all people, including the "imperfect," the pope said Oct. 7 during his weekly general audience.

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