7.19
Reaching Out to Those Who Have Experienced “A Failure in Love”

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Anna Keating on how the Church is trying to reach out to those who have experienced what Pope Francis calls “a failure in love.” Read her piece on divorce and annulments and the upcoming Family Synod in America magazine here: Reaching Out to Those Who Have Experienced “A Failure in Love”. Listen to The Shins song “Gone for Good” after the jump:

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9.8
Misc: Pope Francis Streamlines the Annulment Process

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older couple

Pope Francis has announced new procedures to streamline the annulment process, emphasizing mercy and making it easier for Catholics with invalid marriages to remarry in the Catholic Church. Anna Keating on why this is happening in America here: Reaching Out to Those Who Have Experienced ‘A Failure in Love’. The Washington Post has the story here: Pope Francis Streamlines the Annulment Process. Listen to it on NPR after the jump:

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8.10
TCC Video: Churches and Domestic Violence

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Pilsen Murals

Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten. Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women, more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes combined. Father Charles Dahm is leading a campaign in Chicago to help change that. Watch a video about his work from PBS Religion and Ethics Newsweekly after the jump:

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10.12
TCC Radio: Loosening the Rules on Remarried Catholics |Interfaith Voices

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Pope Francis leaves

The Synod on the Family in Rome is discussing, among other things, Communion for divorced and remarried Catholics. Listen to a radio story on what has been discussed at the Synod on the program Interfaith Voices after the jump:

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