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Vatican Synod

Synod's Discussion On Gay Marriage Was Too Confusing For At Least One Archbishop

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 10.22.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK (RNS) Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput, a leading culture warrior in the U.S. hierarchy, says he was “very disturbed” by the debate...

7 Takeaways From Vatican's Synod On The Family

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 10.22.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Pope Francis and senior Catholic leaders wrapped up their two-week Vatican summit on the challenges of modern family life on Sunday (Oct. 19) wi...

The Vatican's Synod on the Family, and Why You've Missed the Point.

Rev. Michael Rogers, S.J. | Posted 12.17.2014 | Religion
Rev. Michael Rogers, S.J.

If you are extraordinarily upset or excited about the extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family that has taken place for the last two weeks here in Rome, then you likely don't really understand what it actually is.

Now The English Speaking Catholic Church Will 'Provide for Homosexuals' Not Welcome Them

Religion News Service | Josephine McKenna | Posted 10.16.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) The tug-of-war at the Vatican over calls for the Catholic Church to be more open to gays and cohabiting couples intensified Thursda...

Catholics React To 'Revolutionary' Vatican Document

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.14.2014 | Religion

A new document introduced at the Vatican's Synod on the Family on Monday signals shift in tone toward same-sex couples that some are calling "revoluti...

Cardinal Burke Takes A Break From Synod For Homophobic Rant

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.10.2014 | Religion

Vatican court head Cardinal Raymond Burke took his opposition to gay marriage to a new low in an interview with LifeSite News on Wednesday, calling sa...

All Eyes On The Changing Catholic Family As Synod Approaches

Global Sisters Report | Dawn Araujo | Posted 10.04.2014 | Religion

This article first appeared on the Global Sisters Report, a project of National Catholic Reporter. Chances are, you probably know more DINKs now th...

Cardinal Says U.S. Morally Obliged To Protect Iraqis

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) The nation's leading Catholic bishop said the U.S. has failed to help Iraqis develop the me...