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Marriage is forever, Pope says, as Catholic bishops begin historic talks on change
Japan Times

Marriage is forever, Pope says, as Catholic bishops begin hist...

VATICAN CITY Pope Francis opened a divisive meeting of the world's bishops on family issues Sunday by forcefully asserting that marriage is an indissoluble bond between man and woman. But he said the church does not judge and must seek out and care ... Japan Times, 6 hours ago
Zimbabwe Herald

Catholics say no to gay marriages

Pope Francis VATICAN CITY. Pope Francis yesterday reaffirmed the Catholic Church's opposition to gay marriage as he opened a three-week gathering of bishops from around the world but said the Church had to show love and understanding towards all.
 Zimbabwe Herald14 hours ago Pope Francis opens Vatican synod on family issues  Boston Globe14 hours ago Pope opens synod; calls for welcoming Church but no gay marriage  Reuters UK1 day ago Pope urges prejudices be put aside at start of family synod  Mail.com4 hours ago
Irish Independent

Pope insists 'marriage is bond for man and woman'

Pope Francis defended marriage as "an indissoluble bond between a man and a woman" yesterday as he opened a landmark Catholic synod on the family, hours after the Vatican sacked a senior priest who came out as gay. In a solemn mass held in St ...
 Irish Independent11 hours ago Pope Francis: marriage is between men and women  Melbourne Age12 hours ago Pope Francis says marriage is between a man and a woman at Family Synod hours ago Pope: marriage is between men and women  Melbourne Age12 hours ago
Xinhua News Agency

Where virtue can even stop the barking

Clockwise from top: Cathedral Basilica of St Francis of Assisi; Montepulciano in Tuscany; Pienza; Lake Como. (Source: Shanshan) by Wang Shanshan BEIJING, Oct. 5 (Xinhuanet) -- As we entered the restaurant, a tall, lean ...
 Xinhua News Agency7 hours ago

Two minutes with Richard Branson: Velpic founder Russell Francis on his toughest pitch ever

Velpic co-founder Russell Francis at his office in Subiaco, WA. ​Talk about pressure. Russell Francis has started and sold a number of successful businesses and had a practised spiel to promote his latest venture but then he was called upon to ...
 BRW11 hours ago

French Riviera Flash Floods Kill at Least 16 People

More Cars Banned From Paris Streets for the Day France Joins the Fight Against ISIS in Syria UK Finance Minister Wants to Send a Trade Mission to Iran (ANTIBES, France) — Flash flooding around the French Riviera has killed at least 16 people, ...
 Time23 hours ago Flash floods on French Riviera kill at least 16  Washington Post1 day ago Picturesque French Riviera hit by deadly flash floods  Mail.com20 hours ago More than a dozen die in French Riviera flash floods  New York Post16 hours ago
Christian Science Monitor

Will the Vatican make it easier to be a divorced Catholic?

Pope Francis's love-first-preach-later approach faces a major test at this week's Synod, where bishops from around the world will debate how to welcome divorcees to the Church. Bishops and cardinals leave at the end of the opening Mass of the Synod ...
 Christian Science Monitor19 hours ago Pope opens Synod of Bishops with call to blend tradition with mercy  Crux Now.com21 hours ago Pope Francis asks for prayers ahead of synod discussion  Catholic World Report1 day ago What to expect from this year's synod of bishops  Before It's News2 days ago

Gay Vatican priest comes out day before Pope Francis begins synod on family issues

VATICAN CITY, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- A Vatican priest on Saturday announced he is gay one day before Pope Francis opened a Roman Catholic synod dealing with family issues. Speaking to Corriere Della Sera newspaper , Poland-born Krzysztof Charamsa, 43, ...
 UPI16 hours ago Vatican Sacks Polish Priest After He Reveals He's Gay  Christian Post22 hours ago Vatican sacks gay priest after highly public coming out  Hawkindia.com20 hours ago

Pope Francis urges openness, but no gay marriage

Pope Francis leads a mass for the opening of the synod at St. Peter’s Basilica. (Photo: AFP) Francis opens 3-week synod on family, says God’s dream is to see loving union between man, woman Pope Francis on Sunday reaffirmed Catholic opposition to gay ...
 Asian Age18 hours ago Pope urges openness, but no gay marriage  Asian Age18 hours ago
Christian Today

Bishops bat for protection of international religious freedom, seek passage of US bill

Pope Francis addresses guests at St. Patrick's Church in Washington on Sept. 24, 2015. Catholic bishops are calling on the US Congress to swiftly pass a bill that reauthorises the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (CIRF), whose ...
 Christian Today23 hours ago US bishops echo Pope's words on sex abuse, accountability  Herald Malaysia Online4 days ago Be shepherds concerned only with God and others, Pope Francis tells the U.S. bishops  Intermountain Catholic4 days ago Pope Francis tells U.S. bishops crimes of sexual abuse should not be repeated  Reuters1 week ago
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