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America StaffSeptember 28, 2023
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“The most transformative event in the Catholic Church since the Second Vatican Council,” is what Gerard O’Connell said the Synod on Synodality is shaping up to be. Having covered every synod since 1985, he would know.

Given the importance of this historic moment in the life of the church, America is excited to announce that we are heavily investing in our coverage of the synod to keep you informed.

In addition to veteran Vatican correspondent Gerard O’Connell, America is sending four more staff members to cover the synod. Joining Gerry in Rome will be:

You may have also seen that James Martin, S.J., America’s editor at large, is participating as one of Pope Francis’ picks as a delegate to the synod. Throughout the synod, you can expect the following:

  • Expert analysis: Gerard O’Connell will provide his expert analysis, bringing his extensive background and sourcing to you to help make sense of the proceedings
  • Podcasts: “Inside the Vatican” and “Jesuitical” will produce multiple episodes per week, covering the synod and talking with experts and participants
  • “Synod Diary” Newsletter: Every day, the America team on the ground will bring a short reflection on the synod and surrounding events in Rome, right to your inbox. (This newsletter will be exclusive to subscribers.)

The best way to follow and support all of this synod coverage is to subscribe to America.

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