Pope Francis opens the first working session of the Synod on the Family – EWTN’s Mary Shovlain shares more from Rome. At least 11 people in the Carolinas have died after massive flooding – Jason Calvi reports with more. Oregon residents move forward in prayer after Thursday’s tragic shooting – Catherine Szeltner shares the details. As The Supreme Court opens a new term today, SCOTUSBlog’s Amy Howe tells us the cases she’ll be closely watching. A Vatican Monsignor outs himself as gay – Alan Holdren gives us the latest. Rep. Jason Chaffetz announces his candidacy for Speaker of the House – The Washington Examiner’s David Drucker breaks down GOP leadership. And St. John Paul II’s personal friend and confidant helps dedicate a newly renovated Church and altar this weekend – Wyatt Goolsby has that story.