You've read the reports, here's the inside track on the Family Synod from Cardinal Vincent Nichols

In the last of his audio dispatches from Rome, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, representing England and Wales, gives us a fascinating, passionate, and in-depth summary of the two-week Vatican summit on family and marriage. 

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Dr Adrian Graffy

Rev Dr Adrian Graffy, priest of the Brentwood Diocese, has been nominated by Pope Francis to become a member of The Vatican Commission that takes a lead in B...Read more

Family Synod

Final Message

On Saturday 18 October 2014, the Final Message of the Third Extraordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, dedicated to the “Pastoral challenges to the fami...Read more


Paul VI

Pope Francis will officially declare Pope Paul VI Blessed on Sunday 19 October during the closing ‎Mass of the 3rd Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the fami...Read more

Family Synod

Pope Francis gives closing address as Family Synod concludes

At the conclusion of the Extraordinary Synod on the Family, Pope Francis addressed the assembled Fathers, thanking them for their efforts and encouraging them to continue to journey. Here's Vatican Radio's provisional translation of Pope Francis' address to the Synod Fathers. 

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