Pope Francis ends synod, calls final document ‘work of the Holy Spirit’
Vatican City, Oct 28, 2018 / 12:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA)
The 167 paragraph text on young people, the faith, and vocational discernment was voted on paragraph by paragraph Saturday, following nearly a month of discussion on the topic.
Pope Francis prays for victims of synagogue shooting
Vatican City, Oct 28, 2018 / 08:53 am (EWTN News/CNA)
“May the The Most High welcome the dead in his peace, comfort their families and support the wounded,” Pope Francis said Oct. 28.
Synod letter to young people: Our sins must not be an obstacle for your trust
Vatican City, Oct 28, 2018 / 06:44 am (EWTN News/CNA)
In a letter read out at the synod closing Mass, bishops wrote to young people “our frailties and sins must not be an obstacle for your trust.”
Youth synod final document addresses ‘all types of abuse’
Vatican City, Oct 27, 2018 / 06:37 pm (EWTN News/CNA)
The prevention of sex abuse and abuse in all its forms is a topic of the 2018 Synod of Bishops’ final document, which says the right formation of educators and youth is a key first step.
Synod document calls for ‘participatory, co-responsible’ Church
Vatican City, Oct 27, 2018 / 06:10 pm (EWTN News/CNA)
The final document of the Synod of Bishop’s fifteenth general session was approved by the members and released late Saturday. While the session was convened to discuss the topics of young people, the faith, and vocational discernment, the concept of “synodality” itself emerged as a key subject in the final text.
Youth synod final report released, addresses gender, sexuality
Vatican City, Oct 27, 2018 / 05:38 pm (EWTN News/CNA)
The final report of the fifteenth general session of the Synod of Bishops, held on the topics of young people, faith, and vocational discernment, was released Saturday. The document says the Church must find new ways of presenting its teaching on sexuality and continue to “accompany” and “listen to” people with same-sex attraction.
The most commonly read book in the Philippines? Survey says: the Bible
Manila, Philippines, Oct 27, 2018 / 02:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA)
A recent survey found that the Bible is the most frequently read book in the Philippines.
What is ‘synodality’? Experts explain
Vatican City, Oct 25, 2018 / 05:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA)
As the 2018 synod of bishops considers a draft text of the meeting’s final document, discussion has turned to the nature of the synod itself. According to early reports, the third section of the final document focuses on the concept of “synodality.” What is “synodality?”
Synod bishops and youth delegates pray together along medieval pilgrimage route
Vatican City, Oct 25, 2018 / 02:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA)
As the 2018 Synod of Bishops draws to a close, young people and bishops walked together along a medieval pilgrimage route to the tomb of St. Peter.
Cameroon bishop says Africa offers synod an example
Vatican City, Oct 24, 2018 / 01:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA)
While European bishops discuss how to bring young people back to the Church at the 2018 Synod of Bishops, one bishop from Cameroon said that he has the opposite problem.