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Pope Launches Historic Review of Catholic Teaching on Family

Pope Francis has launched a major review of Catholic teaching on the family. The so-called "extraordinary synod of bishops" opened Sunday at the Vatican.   The two-week meeting could lead to change in the Roman Catholic Church's attitude to marriage, cohabitation, divorce, contraception and other family and social issues.   Nearly 200 bishops and lay people from around the world will examine the gulf between what the Church currently says on these issues and...

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