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Westminster first to publish views on marriage and the family

20 February 2014 | by Catherine Pepinster | Comments: 0

The Diocese of Westminster is to publish findings from the recent Vatican questionnaire on marriage and the family – making it the first in Britain to do so, writes Catherine Pepinster. Catholics in England and Wales, who participated in the consultative project organised in advance of the Synod on the Family in October, had been told by their bishops that they would not make the findings public, although the hierarchies of Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands and Japan have done so. In an interview with The Tablet, Cardinal-designate Vincent Nichols said that there would be material relating to the responses published in his Archdiocese of Westminster by the end of this month in a document he described as “a reflection”. “We were asked by the synod not to give a publ ....... ....... ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........

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