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Expectations and realities: the Extraordinary Synod on the Family

Monday 18 August 2014
FROM 5 to 19 October, I will be in Rome in my role as president of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference in order to attend an event known officially as the III Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the topic ‘The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelisation’.

50th anniversary of the Decree on Eastern Catholic Churches

Monday 14 July 2014
ON 21 November 1964 Venerable Pope Paul VI promulgated three decrees of the Second Vatican Council. These were the Constitution on the Church, the Decree on Ecumenism  and the Decree on the Catholic Churches of the Eastern Rites. All three had to do with the nature and understanding of the Church.

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