Looking Toward the Synod on the Family in 2015: Ongoing coverage of the bishops' October gathering

The XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the Family will meet this year in Rome from Oct. 4 to 25 to continue the work that the Extraordinary Synod began in October of 2014. Follow America's news coverage and analysis here.

Analysis from America:

Results of Family Synod Survey from South Africa (4/7)


Is Gender Equality Behind Global Pro-Family Revival? (4/2)

The Surveys for the Synod on the Family, Part IV: What's Everyone Else Up To? (3/4)

The Surveys for the Synod on the Family, Part III: How Did We Get Here? (3/3)

Pope Francis the Reformer? (3/3)

Synod Must Be About More Than Just the Hot Button Issues (3/2)

The Surveys for the Synod on the Bishops, Part II: Taylor Swift Saves My Sanity (3/2)

The Surveys for the Synod on the Bishops, Part I: Initial Observations (2/27)

‘We Have a Lot of Work to Do’: Cardinal Marx on Pope Francis, the synod and women in the church (2/16)

‘We Must Reach Out’: Pope Francis speaks about the Curia, the Synod on the Family and the year ahead (1/5)

Synod Can Unify Church (1/5)

Vatican News:

Pope to Canonize St. Therese's Parents During Family Synod (3/4)

Cardinal Wuerl on the Synod: 'There will always be diversity of opinion in the church' (3/2)

Talking About Marriage and Family 

Family Portraits: Discussion starters for the upcoming synod, Nathan Schneider, Ginny and Bob Kane, Valerie Schultz, Rebecca Peters, Maurice Timothy Reidy, Kevin Clarke, Rev. Alexander M. Santora

The Nuclear Option: A call to refocus on the love between a man and a woman, Cornelius F. Murphy Jr.

Revisiting Remarriage, Mary Ann Walsh, R.S.M.

Raise Up the Roof: Families with disabilities belong at the synod too, Maria Cataldo-Cunniff

Encountering Christ: One couple’s journey in faith, Martha and Rubén Luján


FAQs: the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops

The Family, In Context: Reflections on the working document for the synod on the family

You can find a roundup of America's past coverage of the Extraordinary Synod on the Family in October 2014 here

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