Posts Tagged ‘Synod on synodality’

Devotionalism and ignorance threatens Church

Thursday, October 21st, 2021

The worldwide Catholic Church has now officially embarked on the “synodal process 2021-2023”. Pope Francis launched the project at the Vatican on October 10 with a Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica and bishops around the globe (though not all of them) inaugurated the process at the diocesan level the following Sunday with celebrations in their Read more

Francis wonders if Church is ready for synodal process

Thursday, October 14th, 2021
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Pope Francis is questioning whether the Church is ready for the synodal process saying it needs to free itself from “inward-looking and outworn pastoral models”. He made the comments during his homily on Sunday, launching a two-year consultation of all the world’s Catholics. The synodal process begins on October 17 in local diocese around the Read more

Pope launches global synod on synodality

Monday, October 11th, 2021
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Pope Francis, Sunday, officially launched the global synod on synodality. During the synod’s opening Mass at St Peter’s Basilica, Francis urged the Catholic Church to master the “art of encounter.” “Everything changes once we are capable of genuine encounters with [Jesus] and with one another, without formalism or pretense, but simply as we are,” he Read more

Synod on synodality must learn to let laity decide too

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

A lay Venezuelan theologian says bishops at the upcoming synod on synodality need to realise lay people aren’t just called to implement but also to make Church decisions. Rafael Luciani is one of three Latin American theologians chosen as consultants on “synodality” for the Synod. He hopes he will be able to offer the synod Read more