The Synod on Young People is not over yet

Bishops and youth delegates leave a session of the Synod of Bishops on young people, the faith and vocational discernment at the Vatican Oct 5. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

This week on “Inside the Vatican,” America’s new Vatican news explainer podcast, producer Colleen Dulle and Vatican correspondent Gerard O’Connell unpack the final document from the Synod on Young People.

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The main takeaway from the synod, Gerry says, is the method of listening, discussing and discerning that Pope Francis established. Now it’s up to dioceses to continue dialoguing with young people on a local level.

The hosts also look behind the headlines of Pope Francis’ puzzling comments about abuse accusations being a form of persecution. Was the pope referring to legitimate accusations of sexual abuse, or something else entirely?

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