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S+L BLOG: England

The 2015 Synod of Bishops on the Family concluded on Sunday with Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica.  On Saturday, the relatio finale (final document) of the Synod was approved and given to Pope Francis.  Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane, Australia has been keeping a blog throughout the three-week journey, and in his final post he ...read more
As we count down the hours until Cardinal Newman’s beatification in Birmingham, England, it’s time to take a crash course in just who the Church is honouring. After all, this is the first Mass of beatification that Benedict XVI will personally celebrate during his pontificate. (While canonizations are held in the Vatican, the recent norm ...read more