Meeting raises hopes for Vatican changes

Expectations high regarding changes in Catholic Church, particularly on issues such as divorce and re-marriage.

    Pope Francis has opened a meeting of senior clerics by warning them not to impose moral burdens on believers. Contentious social issues are at the heart of this landmark synod at the Vatican. The meeting has raised expectations about changes in the Catholic Church, particularly on issues like divorce and re-marriage.

    Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports.


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