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Diocese to host synod listening sessions

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend opened the 2021-2023 Synod on synodality on Oct. 16 of last year, and this year will begin hosting sessions for members of the diocese […]

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Synod on synodality should not avoid problems, archbishop says in homily

By Christopher Gunty BALTIMORE (CNS) — More than 200 bishops and archbishops and six cardinals concelebrated the opening Mass for the fall assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops […]

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‘Journeying Together’ as the pilgrim people of God

Bishop opens diocesan phase of synodal process The following is the text of the homily given by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades at the Mass opening the diocesan phase of the […]

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U.S. nuncio says he’ll stay, helps prepare for synod, Biden-pope meeting

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the 75-year-old apostolic nuncio to the United States, said when he met Pope Francis at the Vatican Sept. 6, the pope asked him to […]

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Australians: Plenary Council process offers possibilities for world synod

By Peter Rosengren SYDNEY (CNS) — As the Church in Australia prepares for its first Plenary Council since 1937, Church leaders and theologians speculated on what the extensive parish consultation […]

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Synodal process looks to hear from voices on the margins of the Church

Pope Francis is inviting Catholics both in the mainstream of Church life and on the margins to voice their dreams, ideas and concerns in preparation for the Synod of Bishops […]

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Pope chooses ‘synodality’ as theme for 2022 synod

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has decided the next world Synod of Bishops at the Vatican, which will take place in October 2022, will have the theme: “For a […]

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Catholics need to recognize ‘ecological sins,’ synod members say

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Synod members called for the Catholic Church to deepen its theology in a way that would help people recognize “ecological sins.” According to a Vatican News […]