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Inside the Vatican | JesuiticalOctober 30, 2023
Pope Francis greets the faithful after Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Oct. 29, 2023, marking the conclusion of the first session of the Synod of Bishops on synodality. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)

On this special crossover podcast episode of "Jesuitical" and "Inside the Vatican," Zac Davis speaks with his colleagues Gerard O’Connell, Sam Sawyer, S.J., and synod member James Martin, S.J., about the concluding document of the recent synod on synodality in Rome.

They discuss:

  • The open debate about women’s ordination to the diaconate
  • Why reference to L.G.B.T. Catholics was not included in the synthesis document
  • What the synthesis document is and how it can be read and used widely
  • Was this really a synod of bishops?
  • Plus, new paths for appointing bishops and performance review

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