Posts Tagged ‘Youth synod 2018’

God: Present in every encounter

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

The term “LGBT” was used for the first time in a Vatican document. The working document for the 2018 Synod on the Youth noted, “Some LGBT youth…wish to benefit from greater closeness and experience greater care by the Church.” Sister Monica Astorga, an Argentinian Discalced Carmelite Nun, has been working with transgender women since 2005. Read more

Open letter to synod from 107 young Scots

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

In a open letter ahead of the Youth Synod, 107 hundred young Scots say it would be a mistake to downplay orthodoxy. The letter, signed by 107 Catholics aged between 18 and 35, was addressed to Scottish Archbishop Leo Cushley. Cushley is one of the bishops attending the synod on young people which began this Read more

Youth survey response disappoints Vatican

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Responses to the Vatican’s online youth survey has had fewer responses than expected. As a result it will remain online until the end of November. The survey was sent out in June to help prepare for the Synod of Bishops’ assembly on young people that will take place in October next year. The synod will Read more