Marriage and Family

Synod of Bishops on the Family

The Fourteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops takes place from 4 - 25 October 2015. Its theme is "The Vocation and Mission of the Family in the Church and in the Contemporary World." Bishop Peter Doyle, Northampton, is Chair of the Bishops' Committee for Marriage and Family Life and will attend alongside Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Bishops' Conference.

Vatican Document

English translation of final Family Synod document released

The official English translation of the final document of the Synod of Bishops for the October 2015 meeting titled: "The Vocation and Mission of the Family in the Church and in the Contemporary World" is now available to read and download. 

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Marriage and Family Life

Survey: The Call, the Mission, the Journey - A Summary of Responses

On the Feast of the Holy Family 2014, the bishops of England and Wales invited parishes to reflect, with true spiritual discernment as requested by Pope Francis, on the themes emerging from the Extraordinary Synod on the Family. This report offers a flavour of the feedback to the key questions, based primarily on diocesan summaries received from 16 dioceses. 

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Document

Working Document

Here you can download or read the Instrumentum Laboris for the Family Synod. It's basically a working document for the meeting of bishops that takes place in...Read more

contacts

Local Contacts

Find out who's working to support marriage and family life in your local area. The diocesan contacts listed here will gladly try to assist you with your quer...Read more

marriage & family

Family Survey

The Bishops of England and Wales have published a document to help the faithful reflect and discern on marriage and family life. It's titled: 'The Call, the... Read more

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