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Pope Francis’ Letter To Families

If you live with one or more people in a serious way, Pope Francis has written a letter to you. Caution: this isn’t the length of your average theological or biblical letter. It’s like letter-length. But not hardcore like ancient … Continue reading

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Family Survey Simplified

Some dioceses in the UK have simplified the survey a number of us filled out last month. I was surprised we were basically being fed an instrument designed for bishops and that was clearly never intended for common consumption. The … Continue reading

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Stand By

Brushing up against the boundaries of doctrine, or even going outside the safe domains of catechesis: why do these events or opportunities always merit a reaction? From yesterday’s Vatican presser: Although preparations for the 2014 extraordinary Synod of Bishops on … Continue reading

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Family Synod

It’s out in the open that Pope Francis and next Fall’s Family Synod planners are intent on soliciting the input of Catholic laity. The bishops of England and Wales seem to have hit the ground running. David Gibson reports otherwise … Continue reading

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