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America Media EventsJanuary 09, 2024
Pope Francis presides over Mass marking the end of the first session of the assembly of the Synod of Bishops on synodality in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican Oct. 29, 2023. (CNS photo/Lola Gomez)

In an online Zoom event exclusive to subscribers of America magazine, our team of experts will unpack what happened during the Synod on Synodality’s first session: What topics were discussed? What were the agreements and disagreements? What are the proposals for the church’s future? What was the atmosphere like inside the synod hall?

Note: This event has concluded. Watch the recording below.

Panelists

  • James Martin, S.J., who was one of the synod delegates chosen by Pope Francis
  • Gerard O’Connell, America’s Vatican correspondent who has covered every synod since 1985
  • Colleen Dulle, host of the “Inside the Vatican” podcast, which recorded special interviews and episodes from Rome

The event will be hosted and moderated by Sebastian Gomes, America’s executive editor for audio and video who was also in Rome for the synod.

Date and time:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 5 p.m. ET

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