Defining Moments

Defining Moments: Capturing our changing world

OCTOBER 20 - VATICAN: Pope Francis celebrates the beatification ceremony of<a href='http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/19/world/europe/vatican-beatification/index.html?hpt=hp_t3'> Pope Paul VI</a>. The Synod of the Bishops on the Family has <a href='http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/18/world/vatican-final-report/'>ended without agreement </a>over how to minister to gay and lesbian people or whether to give Holy Communion to Catholics who have divorced and remarried.

OCTOBER 20 - VATICAN: Pope Francis celebrates the beatification ceremony of Pope Paul VI. The Synod of the Bishops on the Family has ended without agreement over how to minister to gay and lesbian people or whether to give Holy Communion to Catholics who have divorced and remarried.