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synodality
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.
May 21, 2021
“The synodal process was not thought up in some office away from reality,” said Cardinal Grech, whose department was responsible for designing the new process in their Rome offices.
May 20, 2021
Pope Francis will make the short journey on Monday to the Ergife Palace Hotel in Rome, where he will open the 74th General Assembly of the Italian Bishops’ Conference (CEI). The Pope’s message to the Italian bishops will be broadcast live by Vatican Media. A Synodal Journey The theme of this year’s General Assembly is
April 20, 2021
"To be clear," Paul Fahey argues in this essay, "this is not a conservative or liberal problem. Cantalamessa is not chastising any particular political agenda. He is criticizing the subjugation of the Gospel to any ideology."
April 20, 2021
In his Good Friday homily this year, the preacher to the papal household warned the Church against division. He should have turned around and spoken to the greatest source of it, Pope Francis himself.
October 03, 2019
If there were a way to convey in a single sentence what is needed amid all the talk of schism, it would be, “Everybody calm down: Things aren’t as bad as they seem; they’re worse.” Since Pope Francis dropped the “S-word” in response to a question from the New York Times in early September, there
September 13, 2017
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September 22, 2016
Scholars reportedly achieve breakthrough on synodality and primacy
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