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Cardinals conclude 2-day discussion on family

Catholic World News - February 24, 2014

A two-day meeting of the College of Cardinals concluded on Friday evening, February 21. During the entire meeting, a Vatican spokesman disclosed, a total of 69 cardinals had spoken about pastoral care for the family.

Father Federico Lombardi, the director of the Vatican press office, said that Pope Francis concluded the Friday-afternoon session by thanking the prelates for their thoughts, and voicing his confidence that the Lord would continue to guide their discussions on the family, which will be the topic of the October meeting of the Synod of Bishops.

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