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  • Archbishop Kurtz urges more transparency at next family synod

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, said the October 2015 world Synod of Bishops on the family should return to the practice of previous synods in publishing participants' interventions, for the benefit of their ...

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  • Pope Paul VI Declared Blessed

    VATICAN CITY, October 19, 2014 (Zenit.org) - "By our apostolic authority we declare that the Venerable Servant of God Paul VI, Pope, shall henceforth be called Blessed?" With these words, Pope Francis beatified Paul VI at the closing Mass of the Synod ...

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Archbishop Kurtz urges more transparency at next family synod


VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, said the October 2015 world Synod of Bishops on the family should return to the practice of previous synods in publishing participants' interventions, for the benefit of their discussions and the information of the outside world.

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Pope Paul VI Declared Blessed


VATICAN CITY, October 19, 2014 (Zenit.org) - "By our apostolic authority we declare that the Venerable Servant of God Paul VI, Pope, shall henceforth be called Blessed?" With these words, Pope Francis beatified Paul VI at the closing Mass of the Synod of Bishops. The celebration comes at the conclusion of a two week meeting where the Pope, along with Bishops and Cardinals from around the world, discussing the challenges of the family.

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Synod of Bishops sends message of encouragement to traditional families


VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- On its last day of business, the Synod of Bishops on the family approved and released a three-page message expressing solidarity with Christian families around the world. The message, released Oct. 18, is distinct from the synod's final report, which the assembly was scheduled to vote on later the same day.

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Polish church: Pray for priest kidnapped in Central African Republic


WARSAW, Poland (CNS) -- Poland's Catholic Church has urged "constant prayers" for one of its missionary priests after he was kidnapped by rebels in the Central African Republic. "We still await news of his fate," Lidia Rutkowska of the Tarnow Diocese's mission office told Catholic News Service Oct. 17. "In the meantime, we've called on all Catholics to be united in prayer for him, and to join solidarity marches after Mass on this Mission Sunday."

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