VATICAN CITY (RNS) “Some of you have asked me if the synod fathers fought,” Francis said. “ I don’t know if they ‘fought,’ but they spoke forcefully. This is freedom. This is just the kind of freedom that there is in the church.”
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VATICAN CITY (RNS) “We want to focus next year not just on the neuralgic sexual issues that seem to dominate the American media,” Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput said.
(RNS) Organizers say the new conference will show that while the Catholic hierarchy is split on how to address contemporary challenges to marriage and family life, the church can nonetheless seek common ground with religious leaders outside the Vatican.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Jeff and Alice Heinzen of La Crosse, Wis., told the pope and 180 bishops attending a synod devoted to family issues that they were alarmed by the number of young people born out of wedlock or living with divorced parents.
(RNS) Instead of live and let live, entire states are saying, “Your existence as a free being makes us feel less free. So kiss your freedom goodbye.”