Frequently asked questions about the extraordinary synod of bishops

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A family is pictured on a field in 2013 outside their home in Nashville, Kan. The family and how it has changed in the last several decades will be under discussion when the extraordinary Synod of Bishops convenes at the Vatican Oct. 5. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)

St. Vincent expands program housing homeless families

St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore is expanding a program that rapidly rehouses families who are homeless in Baltimore City.

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore President and CEO, John Schiavone, and The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation President and CEO, Rachel Garbow Monroe, come together Sept. 22 to announce the expansion of St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore’s Front Door Program, a rapid re-housing program for homeless families. (Tom McCarthy Jr. | CR Staff)

Pope, in Albania, says killing in God’s name is sacrilege

Killing in the name of God is sacrilege, Pope Francis said during a one-day visit to Albania.

Pope Francis greets a Muslim representative during a meeting with leaders of other religions at the Catholic University of Our Lady of Good Counsel in Tirana, Albania, Sept. 21. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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Frequently asked questions about the extraordinary synod of bishops
Sep 23 2014
Find out answers to questions such as, "What is a synod?"

St. Vincent expands program housing homeless families
Sep 22 2014
St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore is expanding a program that rapidly rehouses families who are homeless in Baltimore City.

Pope, in Albania, says killing in God’s name is sacrilege
Sep 22 2014
Killing in the name of God is sacrilege, Pope Francis said during a one-day visit to Albania.

Baseball player leaves behind success on diamond to follow God’s call
Sep 21 2014
Bishop Michael C. Barber was able to do what general manager Billy Beane could not: Call Grant Desme to Oakland.

Pope: No ‘magic wand’; evangelizing takes hard work, trust in God
Sep 20 2014
Bring the Gospel to those who need it most, Pope Francis said.

Parish milestones: Resurrection of Our Lord, Laurel, celebrates 50 years
Sep 19 2014
Resurrection of Our Lord in Laurel is marking five decades Sept. 20.