Synod on the Family

Faith Last Take
Their invalid marriages put these Catholics on the margins of the church.
Pope Francis adjusts the hoodie of a baby during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on March 29. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'ConnellMarch 30, 2017
A deeper dive on 'Amoris Laetitia' is planned for the World Meeting of Families, to be held in Dublin in August 2018.
Pope Francis speaks during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican March 15. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith Faith in Focus
Peter Folan, S.J.March 16, 2017
March 19 marks the one-year anniversary of the publication of “Amoris Laetitia.”
Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane, Australia, is seen at the Vatican Oct. 14, 2015 (CNS photo/Paul Haring).
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O'LoughlinDecember 09, 2016
The pope is "bringing out into the very public setting of the papacy what any pastor does in his parish or diocese."
Faith News
Pope Francis said the "richest experience" of the church operating in a way that is not strictly "top down" came from the two meetings of the Synod of Bishops on the family.
Faith Books
Luke Hansen, S.J.November 17, 2016
Cardinal Walter Kasper an accomplished German theologian who has written at least 15 books in ecclesiology and Christology has become known in recent years as the ldquo pope rsquo s theologian rdquo His latest book quot The Catholic Church quot sheds light on why Pope Francis has relied on