Synod on the Family

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The Prophetic role of the Family

As the Chaldeans lay their final siege on Jerusalem—which will result in the destruction of the city and the exile of a majority of the Jews to Babylon—the prophet Jeremiah, prisoner in the king’s palace, receives a request from God: “Hanamel, son of your uncle Shallum, will come to you with the offer: ‘Buy for […]

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The Rest of the Story: The Vatican Marriage Meeting that did not make the News

Given the media ripples created by the extraordinary meeting of the Synod of Bishops, it can be easy to overlook another important Vatican sponsored meeting that just took place in Rome. The Complementarity of Man and Woman: An International Colloquium, an international and interreligious colloquium was sponsored by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the […]

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What was the deal with the Synod on the Famliy?

The extraordinary meeting of the Synod of Bishops came to an end last Sunday and it caused quite an upheaval. To me, the most exasperating part was not so much the secular media’s reporting on the event (which, once more, revealed an absolute ignorance of the Catholic Church and its teachings), but the reaction among […]

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