Here are some links to documents of interest to the Synod on the Family scheduled for October 5 to 19, 2014 in Rome:
Encyclical: Humanae Vitae by Pope Paul VI, July 25, 1968
Apostolic Exhortation: Familiaris Consortio by Pope John Paul II, November 22, 1981
The Preparatory Document was circulated to dioceses with a summary of Church teaching on the family and a list of questions for comment in preparation for the synod.
The Instrumentum Laboris is a working document based on the dioceses' responses to the Preparatory Document's questionnaire.
The participants include several bishops and lay people from the U.S.: Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke, Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura (formerly Archbishop of St. Louis); Cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan, Archbishop of New York; Cardinal Donald William Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington; Archbishop Joseph Edward Kurtz of Louisville; Archbishop William Charles Skurla, Metropolitan of Pittsburgh of the Byzantines, president of the Council of the Ruthenian Catholic Church; Mr Jeffrey Heinzen, Director of Natural Family Planning in the Diocese of La Crosse; Mrs Alice Heinzen, Member of the Natural Family Planning Advisory Board of the Episcopal Conference (U.S.A.); Steve and Claudia Schultz, Members of the International Catholic Engaged Encounter (U.S.A.).
The Vatican announced on September 20, 2014 that Pope Francis had decided on August 2, 2014 to establish a special commission to study canon law on the matrimonial processes (including canon law on annulment). The Vatican Radio announcement on September 20, 2014 also named the members of that commission.
More Online Resources:
Reflections from Synod Fathers During and After the Extraordinary Synod:
Cardinal Pell's Video Statement During the Synod: