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"For better or for worse" ought to refer not only to the husband and wife, but to the church and the couple as well.

The church needs a reality check, an archbishop told the family synod today -- http://bit.ly/1t37DXN

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Fighting on D-Day, Joseph Mack saw the hefty price of freedom firsthand during World War II.

Now a deacon in the Diocese of Rochester, he spoke with Jennifer Burke this week -- What she learned in a new blog post: http://bit.ly/1vWuDVc

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70 years ago today, Pope Francis made his first Communion.

More from his general audience today: http://bit.ly/Ztb6kS

Is "graduality" a new way for the church to talk about sexuality?

That was the discussion Tuesday at the family synod: http://bit.ly/ZsT9mz

Get caught up on all of our synod coverage here: http://bit.ly/1nXBTBu

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Rebekah Chaveste immediately regretted taking the RU-486 abortion-inducing pill at a Planned Parenthood clinic.

Today, her son is alive and well thanks to a national group that helps women reverse the effects of that pill.

http://www.catholiccourier.com/news/world-nation/program-offers-way-to-reverse-abortion-pill/

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A husband and wife from Wisconsin spoke at the synod of bishops today.

They said that existing programs to educate Catholics on the vocation of marriage aren't enough.

http://www.catholiccourier.com/news/world-nation/us-couple-at-synod-calls-for-expanded-marriage-teaching/

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A young boy cured of blindness paved the way for the beatification of Sister Miriam Teresa Demjanovich.

He shared his story Sunday at the first beatification Mass held in the U.S. -- http://bit.ly/1rfgTAs

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Pope Francis:

"Each one of us has a story: a story of grace, a story of sin, a story of journey, many things, and it's good to pray with our story."

http://www.catholiccourier.com/news/world-nation/give-glory-to-god-by-being-honest-about-sins-he-forgave-pope-says/

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Parishes should be welcoming of same-sex couples and divorced Catholics, the first married couple speaking at the family synod told bishops and Pope Francis.

Here's the analogy they drew -- http://bit.ly/1utglx6
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