Posts Tagged ‘Internal Forum’

Synod final document seen as ‘historic step’ of inclusion Comments 0

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

The final document of the synod of bishops on the family has stressed that the Church must involve the divorced and civilly remarried in all ways possible. While the document does not mention Communion for such people who are baptised, it calls for their integration into the Church community, while “avoiding every occasion of scandal”. Read more

Synod breakthrough over divorce and Communion? Comments 0

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

New thinking about how some divorced and civilly remarried Catholics can receive Communion could be the start of a breakthrough at the synod on the family. In a report back to the synod, the German-speaking small group presented another way of looking at the issue. They argue that the Church might be able to use Read more