Articles for Synod

The Synod as an Emmaus Journey!

Seeing beyond each personal experience! Isn’t that what the Synod is about? We hear the Spirit and recognize the inadequacies of our individual understandings regarding the the needs of peoople in other parts of the world.

After Three and a Half Weeks, the Synod 2018 Ended

"The Synod has been a good harvest and promises good wine." This sentence that Pope Francis pronounced on Sunday, October 28 at the Angelus, from the balcony of the Apostolic Palace and before thousands of pilgrims, summarizes the work, reflection and living for three...

Stark Message to Synod from Vincentian Cardinal

A stark message from a Vincentian Cardinal at the Youth Synod “The question … in Africa for the youth is not what we talk [about] much here in the synod… In [the] African context, it is survival: what you have to eat, to dress, and whether you get shelter.” “The...

The Synod as an Emmaus Journey!

My hope is that all the participants of the Youth Synod will experience their own version of the Emmaus journey – looking at things they thought they knew… but seeing them in a new light. Now that would be the beginning of a profound systemic change!

Synod’s last word

Synod’s last word

The Synod of Bishops on new evangelisation draws to a close this weekend as over 260 Church leaders from around the globe come up with a final list of propositions to present to Pope Benedict for inclusion in his apostolic exhortation. On Friday morning, the bishops...

Superior General Addresses Bishops Synod

Superior General Addresses Bishops Synod

“This is the Church I want to be a part of. This is the Church that was envisioned by Vatican II.”... "In order to proclaim the gift of faith and strengthen the Church’s renewal, there are three moments of encounter and two pathways I consider crucial for new...

Synod’s last word

Anglian leader reflects on New evangelization

(Romereports.com) Archbishop of Canterbury,Rowan Williams, the main leader of the Anglican Communion, shared his ideas on the New Evangelization with the Pope and 262 Catholic bishops from all over the world gathered in Rome to participate in the synod. “A true...

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