Posts Tagged ‘relatio’

Francis puts disputed paragraphs into final synod document Comments 1

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

The final report from the synod on the family has narrowed down aspects of a “welcoming” preliminary report, especially concerning gay people. The preliminary report, issued half way through the synod, asked if the Church community was welcoming to gay people. It noted that gay people have “gifts and qualities to offer to the Christian Read more

Prelates attack synod half way document Comments 1

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Some of the Church’s senior prelates have been sharply critical of the document released half way through the synod on the family. The text – known as the relatio –sought to summarise the discussions at the gathering so far. It has been described as a “pastoral earthquake” and suggests the Church should recognise the good in unions Read more