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Pope calls special synod on the family

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Pope Francis has called an extraordinary assembly of the Synod of Bishops next year to discuss the Church's position with regard to the family, Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi said Tuesday. 

Pope Francis greets the crowd as he leaves the basilica of Saint Mary of the Angels as part of a pastoral visit to Assisi on October 4, 2013

Due to be held from October 5 to 19, 2014, the synod, or council, entitled "The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelisation" is expected to address among other issues the problem of divorcees remarrying.

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