Posts Tagged ‘2023 Synod of Bishops’

Vatican mum on whether women can vote in 2023 synod

Thursday, September 9th, 2021
Pope appointed woman to Synod

Vatican officials are not saying whether women can vote in the 2023 synod of bishops on concrete proposals about the future of the Catholic Church. By 2023 the two-year synodal path process Pope Francis will formally open next month will be complete. For years, women, including nuns, have pressed to be able to vote at Read more

Vatican issues dioceses with synodal path guidelines

Thursday, September 9th, 2021

The Vatican has issued the world’s Catholic dioceses with synodal path guidelines as they prepare for the 2023 Synod of Bishops. The preparatory document and a “handbook” for dioceses focuses on the theme, ‘For a synodal church: communion, participation and mission’. “Pope Francis invites the entire Church to reflect on a theme that is decisive Read more