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In Turkey, pope will visit Blue Mosque, hold Mass in Istanbul cathedral

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Although prayers and meetings with Orthodox leaders dominate the schedule of Pope Francis' Nov. 28-30 trip to Turkey, he also will meet government leaders and visit Istanbul's Blue Mosque. His visit to this secular but Muslim country ... [Published Catholic News - 22 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Family synod’s dynamics recalled the Second Vatican Council

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Even before the start of the Oct. 5-19 Synod of Bishops on the family, observers were likening it to the Second Vatican Council of 1962-65. In both cases, an innovative and charismatic pope called an assembly in the first months ... [Published Catholic News - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Bishop says Ebola makes Liberians feel 'God has forsaken us again'

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (CNS) -- A Liberian bishop unable to attend the Synod of Bishops on the family has urged his fellow bishops to use their influence to help West African families in their enormous suffering caused by Ebola. "Whole families are being ... [Published Catholic News - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Terrorism in Mideast has reached 'unimaginable proportions,' pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Middle East, especially Iraq and Syria, are experiencing "terrorism of previously unimaginable proportions" in which the perpetrators seem to have absolutely no regard for the value of human life, Pope Francis said. "It seems ... [Published Catholic News - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Pope beatifies Blessed Paul VI, the 'great helmsman' of Vatican II

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Beatifying Blessed Paul VI at the concluding Mass of the Synod of Bishops on the family, Pope Francis praised the late pope as the "great helmsman" of the Second Vatican Council and founder of the synod, as well as a "humble and ... [Published Catholic News - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Synod ends by affirming tradition, leaving controversial questions open

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- After several days of animated debate over its official midterm report, the Synod of Bishops on the family agreed on a final document more clearly grounded in traditional Catholic teaching. Yet the assembly failed to reach consensus ... [Published Catholic News - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

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 ... [Published Catholic News - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Paul VI beatification highlights dialogue, Vatican II, love for church

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Meeting Catholics from Pope Paul VI's home diocese, Brescia, Pope Francis said his predecessor's witness "nourishes within us the flame of love for Christ, love for the church and the drive to proclaim the Gospel to the people of ... [Published Catholic News - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

German Cardinal Marx shares his perspective on synod

This morning, drafters of #Synod14 message and final report at work, so assembly did not meet— Catholic News Svc (@CatholicNewsSvc) October 17, 2014VATICAN CITY — Most members of the Synod of Bishops on the family are enjoying the strangely warm Roman ... [Published Catholic News - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Synod working groups emphasize beauty of marriage, church teaching

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family must put greater focus on the beauty of the Christian vision of marriage and not let an approach of "welcoming" and mercy override the church's duty to call people to turn away from ... [Published Catholic News - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Biloxi's retired bishop has been eyewitness to racial division, healing

BILOXI, Mass. (CNS) -- The harsh realities of racial segregation were spelled out for Bishop Joseph Lawson Howze at an early age. Bishop Howze, 91, a native of Daphne, Alabama, was appointed the first bishop of Biloxi in 1977. He was the first black Catholic ... [Published Catholic News - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

‘Adopt a Christian’ campaign to help Iraqi refugees

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has called repeatedly for prayers and concrete aid from the world’s faithful for those hit by the continuing crises in Iraq and Syria — a call just echoed recently by hundreds of the world’s bishops attending the extraordinary ... [Published Catholic News - Oct 15 2014]
Entities: Refugees, Iraq, Mosul

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...of previously unimaginable proportions" in which the perpetrators seem to have absolutely no regard for the value of human life, Pope Francis said. "It seems that the awareness of the value of human life has been lost; it seems that the person does not count and can be sacrificed to other interests. And all of this, unfortunately, with the indifference of many" he said during a special meeting at the Vatican on the Middle East
...on the family, Pope Francis praised the late pope as the "great helmsman" of the Second Vatican Council and founder of the synod, as well as a "humble and prophetic witness of love for Christ and his church."
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Meeting Catholics from Pope Paul VI's home diocese, Brescia, Pope Francis said his predecessor's witness "nourishes within us the flame of love for Christ, love for the church and the drive to proclaim the Gospel to the people of today with mercy, patience, courage and joy." Pope Francis will hold Pope Paul's witness up to a wider audience Oct...
...15-19. Father Bernardo Odfina, a lieutenant colonel and acting armed forces chief chaplain, said: "We are very much concerned for the successful visit of the Holy Father, Pope Francis here in the Philippines; and as father of the AFP, General Catapang is responsible for leading the whole armed forces in supporting the government's efforts to ensure the safe and peaceful visit of the holy pope." In September, reports surfaced that the Islamic StateIslamic State group announced it was targeting the pope, possibly during his travels...

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Terrorism in Mideast has reached 'unimaginable ... [Published Catholic News - Oct 20 2014]
Pope beatifies Blessed Paul VI, the 'great helm... [Published Catholic News - Oct 19 2014]
Synod ends by affirming tradition, leaving cont... [Published Catholic News - Oct 19 2014]
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Paul VI beatification highlights dialogue, Vati... [Published Catholic News - Oct 18 2014]
German Cardinal Marx shares his perspective on ... [Published Catholic News - Oct 17 2014]
Synod working groups emphasize beauty of marria... [Published Catholic News - Oct 16 2014]
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‘Adopt a Christian’ campaign to help Iraqi refu... [Published Catholic News - Oct 15 2014]
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