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Gina Christian - OSV News
Growth, undeniable tensions and “a deep desire to rebuild and strengthen” the body of Christ have emerged as key themes in the latest synod report for the Catholic Church in the U.S.
Inside the Vatican
This week on "Inside the Vatican," hosts Colleen and Gerry discuss Pope Francis’ proclamation of Jubilee Year 2025 and also review a global synod meeting of 200 parish priests held outside Rome earlier this month.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Colleen Dulle
Around 200 parish priests met outside Rome last week for an official synod meeting after some members of the 2023 synod assembly said not enough parish priests had been included.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Pope Francis wrote a letter of encouragement to parish priests, who were largely missing from the first synod session.
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
Largely missing during October synod meetings, over 200 parish priests gather outside Rome for meetings
FaithFaith and Reason
Blase J. Cupich
The reflections of Timothy Radcliffe, O.P., convinced me that Pope Francis' reframing of the scope and meaning of synods will have staying power, because it opens up a new model for the church.