Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin: said Pope Francis “stresses the role of the church in accompanying men and women on the journey of married and family life”. Photograph: Andrew Medichini/AP

Presenting people with black-and-white answers is not the way to help with marriage difficulties, Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has s(...)

Swiss Guards at the Vatican. An Extraordinary Synod of Bishops begins in Rome on October 5th.

Traditionalists in Rome’s College of Cardinals have decided to get their revenge in first, so to speak, prior to the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops wh(...)