Francis highlighted “the profound Marian devotion” of Blessed Paul VI in his Angelus address after Sunday’s beatification Mass.
The papal visit to Sri Lanka is in doubt after reports that president Mahinda Rajapaksa will hold a snap election days before Francis is due to arrive in January.
Tina Beattie, Archbishop Paul-André Durocher, Andrea Gagliarducci, Grant Gallicho, Nicholas Hahn, Austen Ivereigh, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, Fr Dwight Longenecker, Peter Manseau, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, Cardinal Vincent Nichols (audio), Gerard O’Connell, Inés San Martín, Mark Sappenfield, Matthew Shadle, Andrew Sullivan, John Thavis and Damian Thompson reflect on the conclusion of the family synod.
And Benedict XVI joined Pope Francis at the beatification of Paul VI (video).
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