The document will be the subject of prayer and discussion at continental assemblies, which are scheduled to be held between January and March 2023.
Pope meets group that prepared text for next phase of synod
Making room: Catholics with disabilities hope synod will hear their voices
People with disabilities submitted a draft document to the Synod of Bishops on the needs of people with disabilities and their contributions to the life of the church.
U.S. synod report finds participants share common hopes, lingering pain
Released Sept. 19 by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the report summarizes the concerns, hopes, pains and desires voiced by an estimated 700,000 participants who joined thousands of listening sessions and other events during the diocesan phase in the lead-up to the Synod of Bishops on synodality in October 2023.
Synthesis report complete, but bishop finds synodal path is just beginning
Over several months reflections were collected from the faithful in parishes across the diocese and put before diocesan teams and deaneries as part of the churchwide preparation process for the 2023 word Synod of Bishops on synodality.
German Synodal Path assembly set; some texts need approval from Vatican
The fourth plenary assembly of the German Synodal Path Sept. 8-10, 2022, will start by debating a 32-page text on sexual morality.
Synod official expresses confidence in Germany’s Synodal Path
Cardinal Grech said he trusted the German bishops “that they know what they are doing.”
Feedback during synod shows church is ‘alive,’ yearns for Gospel, panel says
The Synod of Bishops’ office has received the summaries from more than 100 of the world’s 114 bishops’ conferences, “and they are still arriving.”
Synodal process described as an invitation to leadership in the church
The synodal process that is underway is an invitation to people in the Catholic Church to listen to each other and can lead to greater leadership by laypeople within the church, Bishop Daniel E. Flores of Brownsville, Texas, told a webinar audience.