Posts Tagged ‘Extraordinary Synod’

NZ Bishops want your response to new questionnaire Comments 0

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

A questionnaire that is part of the preparation for the next session of the Extraordinary Synod [The Synod on the Family] is available online. The New Zealand Catholic Bishops are inviting people to use the questionnaire as an opportunity to add their “voice” to the global discussion which began last year. Completed questionnaires must be returned by Read more

Expect a streamlined and focused synod on the family Comments 0

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

The upcoming extraordinary synod of bishops on the family will feature streamlined operations and new rules to help bishops grapple with the issues. That’s what the synod’s general secretary, Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, told the Catholic News Service. The extraordinary synod from October 5-19 will be attended by presidents of bishops’ conferences, heads of eastern Catholic Read more

Bishops online survey seeks NZ opinion on marriage and the family Comments 4

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Pope Francis has convened an extraordinary Synod meeting in Rome next year, on marriage and the family and has asked Bishops Conferences worldwide to undertake wide consultation with their people, in order to provide input to the discussion. The New Zealand Catholic Bishops have put the questions from the Extraordinary Synod document in an online Read more