SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Synod of Bishops
May 26, 2021
Despite its novelty – 50 years is nothing in Church time – the Synod, too, can fall into the same “functionalism” against which Pope Francis warned the Dicastery for Communication earlier this week.
May 21, 2021
If the incongruity of making the Church more synodalitous by papal diktat ever occurred to him, neither he nor his lieutenants and mouthpieces have given any evidence of it.
March 17, 2021
Synodality has become the buzzword of the present pontificate – Pope Francis has used the Synod of Bishops as the chief tool of pushing his agenda – only, what does "synodality" mean?
September 19, 2018
Is the 'apostolic constitution' as big a deal as people think?
December 24, 2017
Vatican commissions approve miracle attributed to pope’s intercession
April 10, 2017
Pope Francis said that the Church needed to hear the voices of young people
September 22, 2016
Catholics are divided over how far Francis wants to change Church teaching regarding the remarried. But does he even have the authority to do so?
November 04, 2015
During his general audience Pope Francis said we shouldn't end the day without asking forgiveness of eachother
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