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Synod on Family

Pope Francis helps Cardinal Roger Etchegaray stand up after the Cardinal loses his balance after the closing Mass of the XIV Ordinary Meeting of the S

Pope Francis helps Cardinal Roger Etchegaray stand up after the Cardinal loses his balance after the closing Mass of the XIV Ordinary Meeting of the Synod of Bishops in the Saint Peter's Basilica.

Pope Francis visits Cardinal Etchegaray in hospital

26/10/2015 10:30

Pope Francis on Sunday evening made a private visit to Cardinal Roger Etchegaray, who is being treated at the Gemelli Hospital for a fractured left femur.

 

Pope Francis celebrates the closing Mass of the XIV Ordinary Meeting of the Synod of Bishops in the Saint Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City, 25 Oct

Pope Francis celebrates the closing Mass of the XIV Ordinary Meeting of the Synod of Bishops in the Saint Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City, 25 October 2015

Bishop Benjamin Phiri: Synod gave us broader appreciation of family

26/10/2015 09:37

Bishop Benjamin Phiri on the Synod: “You will be surprised that what we hold dear as Africans is also held in esteem by many in various parts of the world.”

 

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in St. Peter's Basilica to mark the closure of the Synod of Bishops on the Family, Oct. 25

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in St. Peter's Basilica to mark the closure of the Synod of Bishops on the Family, Oct. 25

Pope Francis celebrates closing Mass of Synod of Bishops on Family

25/10/2015 14:00

Lines of faithful spiraled around St. Peter's Square from early on Sunday awaiting their chance to enter St. Peter’s Basilica for the closing Mass of the Synod on the Family

 

Pope Francis at Angelus, Oct 25, 2015

Pope Francis at Angelus, Oct 25, 2015

Pope Francis: Angelus appeal for migrant families

25/10/2015 12:35

Prayerful and practical solidarity to every family forced to flee a homeland torn by strife and seek a better future in distant lands and far-off shores: this was the promise of Pope Francis in remarks before the Angelus prayer this Sunday

Pope Francis at Mass, Oct 4, 2015

Pope Francis at Mass, Oct 4, 2015

Pope Francis: homily at closing Mass for Synod Assembly

25/10/2015 11:07

Pope Francis delivered the homily at Mass being offered on Sunday morning, the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, to mark the close of the XIV Ordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

 

Pope Francis waves as he leaves the Synod hall at the end of the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the Family

Pope Francis waves as he leaves the Synod hall at the end of the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the Family

Pope Francis addresses Synod of Bishops at conclusion

24/10/2015 19:27

Pope Francis addressed the Synod participants on Saturday evening after the vote on the final text by the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the Family

Synod Hall

Inside the Synod Hall on the final day of the Synod of Bishops on the Family

Synod's final document focuses on discernment in familiy life

24/10/2015 17:29

The Synod of Bishops completed its final working day on Saturday, as bishops voted on a final document stressing the strengths of the family, as well as the need for discernment in individual situations of difficulty and need