Posts Tagged ‘Final document’

Synod final document translated into English

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Bishop Michael Campbell of Lancaster, England, has published an unofficial English translation of the synod on the family’s final document No official English translation of the Italian language document has been published as yet by the Vatican. The synod’s final report has three parts – “The Church listens to the family”, “The family in the Read more

John Allen apologises to misquoted cardinal

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Journalist John L. Allen, Jr., has apologised to South African Cardinal Wilfred Napier after the latter was misquoted in a Crux story. The story included a quote by Cardinal Napier seemingly challenging the right of Pope Francis to appoint members of a commission to draft the synod on the family’s final document. But after Cardinal Read more

Cardinal slams synod commission which includes NZ prelate

Friday, October 16th, 2015

A South African cardinal has admitted signing a letter to Pope Francis criticising the make-up of a commission which includes New Zealand’s Cardinal John Dew. Cardinal Wilfred Napier of Durban told Crux that he shares concerns about “the choice of the people that are writing up the final document” for the synod. Pope Francis appointed Read more

Cardinal Dew to help prepare final synod document

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

New Zealand’s Cardinal John Dew has been named to a 10-member committee responsible for drafting the final document from the synod on the family. The synod, which runs from October 4-25, has as its theme: “The vocation and mission of the family in the Church and the contemporary world.” Its final document is expected to Read more