Cardinal Wilfrid Napier

Pope Tells Bishops in Synod to Reject ‘Conspiracy Theories’

Pope Francis is urging the bishops gathered for the Vatican Synod on the Family not to give in to “conspiracy” theories, after 13 cardinals and bishops expressed their concern that the assembly is being manipulated in a progressive direction.

Bishops and cardinals leave at the end of the morning session of the Synod on the Family, at the Vatican on October 5, 2015. Pope Francis said on October 5 that the Church was 'not a museum' but a place for progress, as members of a key synod started three …