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Cardinal Erdo: The Church Must Offer ‘Project of God for Marriage and the Family’

Full text of Cardinal Peter Erdo's introductory speech to the synod fathers on Oct. 5.

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Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Assisted-Suicide Bill, Despite Strong Opposition

‘This is a dark day for California and for the Brown legacy,’ said Californians Against Assisted Suicide.

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Of African Family Values and the Synod

An Interview With Cardinal Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Cardinal’s Emphatic Defense of Church Teaching Marks Day 1 of Synod

Cardinal Peter Erdö, the synod’s general relator, underlined the indissolubility of marriage in his opening remarks.

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Why Outreach to the Divorced Is the Catholic Way

Bearing one another’s burdens is vital.

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Pope Francis Warns: Don’t Politicize the Synod

‘The synod’ is the Church journeying together ‘to interpret reality with the eyes of faith and the heart of God,’ the Holy Father told participants.

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Striving for a Better Understanding of 'Dignitatis Humanae'

Scholars at an October conference will meet in the birthplace of St. Benedict to search for answers on the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council declaration.

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Louis and Zelie Martin Models for Marital Fidelity, Vice Postulator Says

The relics of St. Therese of Lisieux and her saintly parents will be displayed throughout the synod on the family in Rome.

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