Posts Tagged ‘Irish synod’

Synod to discuss reform and faith crisis in Ireland

Monday, March 1st, 2021

Catholic bishops are planning a synod to look at Ireland’s crisis of faith, address the need for reform and renewal, and respond to the legacy of the Covid-19 pandemic. All sections of the Irish Church will be brought together at the synod. Two Irish Catholic bishops, Paul Dempsey of Achonry and Fintan Gavin of Cork Read more

Irish hierarchy won’t respond to call for local synod

Friday, October 30th, 2015

Suspended Irish Redemptorist Fr Tony Flannery wants a synod of the Irish church, but says the Irish hierarchy hasn’t wanted to know. Writing on his blog after the synod on the family in Rome, Fr Flannery noted that Pope Francis sees the synodal process as the pattern for the whole church. Fr Flannery quipped that Read more