Pope Francis has called for the third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops which is to take place in the Vatican from 5-19 October 2014 on the theme: “The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization”. The Holy See Press Office announced this in a statement on Tuesday, 8 October, the final day of the fifth meeting of the 13th Ordinary Council of the General Secretariat of the Synod which began on Monday, 7 October. The Pope participated in various sessions of these meetings.
St. Peter’s Square
Nov. 12, 2019
Responding to the signs of the times
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The fire of the Gospel
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The beauty of family
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