October 01, 2021
A synod on synodality may seem like an oxymoron but that is what is beginning this month. Pope Francis wants to rethink how the Church is run, and a synod – an assembly of the Church – is one way he hopes to address the issue of greater lay involvement in decision-making. The synod was
March 30, 2018
We expressed our affection for the Extraordinary Form and the Church's hard teachings. The official write-up downplayed both
March 09, 2018
The preparatory committee includes bishops who have entertained some distinctly radical ideas
March 20, 2017
The survey will help inform a report that will be sent to the Vatican ahead of next year's synod
December 07, 2016
The Pope said that in a synodal Church there was 'a movement from high to low'
October 06, 2016
The synod will instead focus on 'Young People, Faith, and Vocational Discernment'
June 21, 2016
The bishops released a statement at the conclusion of their synod in which they rejected a partitioning of the Middle East
May 24, 2016
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said the Pope hopes to attend but his participation cannot be confirmed at this stage
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