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Synod Diary: The synod can’t succeed without buy-in from parish priests
October 27, 2023
When I imagine how the next 11 months can be used most fruitfully, I think about something, or rather someone, who is largely missing from the synod in Rome: the parish priest.
Synod Diary: 3 synod storylines to watch for in the final days
October 26, 2023
As we approach the expected release of the synod’s summary report on Saturday evening and the closing liturgy on Sunday, here are three questions that I will be paying attention to.
Synod Diary: The synod isn’t hiding its disagreements. That’s a good thing.
October 25, 2023
“Recognizing the divergences is unitive,” a bishop member of the synod told me. “It can provide healing.”
Synod Diary: Will synod members get to vote on the final document?
October 24, 2023
What message does it send to women when the first synod to include them as full, voting members opts to forgo an actual vote in favor of approval by applause?
Synod Diary: What should the people of God expect from the Synod?
October 23, 2023
People want to know that the issues they raised over the past few years in listening sessions in their parishes and dioceses are being taken seriously.
Synod Diary: It’s not too late to take part in the synod
October 20, 2023
If you regret not taking part in your local synod, do not despair.
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