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The final Synod report will serve as a starting point for future discussion. It was also presented with great transparency, including even sections that did not win the necessary votes for complete approval, says James Martin SJ in America.
Pope Francis has beatified Blessed Paul VI at the concluding Mass of the Synod of Bishops on the Family, praising him as the "great helmsman" of the Second Vatican Council, reports the Catholic News Service.
One of Australia’s leading anthropologists disagrees with the description of Islam as a religion of peace, and he has engaged in a frank and robust debate with a prominent Australian Muslim academic on the subject.
Asia Bibi, the Pakistani woman sentenced to death for blasphemy, has lost her High Court Appeal in Lahore, reports The Catholic Herald.
Four newly ordained priests from Vietnam and Samoa begin their training in the Diocese of Ballarat today, reports The Courier.
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The reaction to the Synod interim relatio rumbles on. I have read the document, which perhaps many have not, and a model of clarity, concision and elegance it is not, writes Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith in The Catholic Herald.
Science and religion have often appeared at loggerheads, but Papal astronomer Brother Guy Consolmagno says there is no need for conflict, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.
It seems increasingly clear that the Synod of Bishops' concluding document, the relatio synodi, will be substantially different than the mid-term relatio which was released on Monday, reports the Catholic News Agency.
A senior police officer who sat on a panel set up by the Church to investigate allegations of child sexual abuse was not obligated to report the information she received, an inquiry has heard, reports the ABC on Yahoo7.
Ahead of Sunday’s World Mission Day, Catholic Mission is backing the Australian Human Rights Commission’s call to release children in immigration detention.
The secular press in Chile is defending three priests who have come out in support of ‘gay marriage’ and is accusing Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati of Santiago of denouncing the priests to the Vatican, reports the Catholic News Agency.
A public dialogue will be held by leading Catholic and Anglican religious heads on terrorism and war this Tuesday in Newcastle north of Sydney.
Cardinal Walter Kasper has said he believes a “growing majority” of the Synod fathers are in favour of his proposal to allow some divorced and civilly remarried Catholics to receive Holy Communion, reports The Catholic Herald.
Germany’s Catholics are launching a campaign to reinstate references to God in the preamble to the newly drafted constitution of the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein, reports the Religion News Service.
It is intellectually dishonest to completely divorce the religion of Islam from the despicable acts that are being carried out in its name by groups such as Islamic State, Boko Haram and Al-Qaeda, writes Tim Mayfield in Eureka Street.