ANALYSIS: Hot-button doctrinal matters draw the headlines, but local Catholic leaders in the U.S. are waiting to see how the synod will impact bread-and-butter issues that need fresh energy.
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The methodology, which shaped the working document released earlier this week, aims at fostering the inclusion of dissenting opinions and the avoidance of polarization.
The Synod for Amazonia: Comments Concerning the Instrumentum Laboris; Part 1 of a Series.
U.S. bishops that attended the 2015 synod on the family reported their experiences and observations at the fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Reception of Communion for divorced-remarried Catholics, the role of bishops’ conferences and whether the synod will result in a final document are central concerns.
The text of a letter allegedly written by 13 cardinals to Pope Francis is inaccurate, said Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Vatican’s Secretariat for the Economy, adding that the contents of private documents should remain private.
New report says the document ought to begin “with hope,” since many families are living the Gospel’s message about marriage.
The archbishop said on Oct. 7 that the English-speaking bishops have 'the additional problem of trying to deal with very serious issues in languages we don’t clearly understand.'
‘Either it wasn’t a marriage, and this is nullity — it didn’t exist,’ he told reporters. ‘And if it did, it’s indissoluble. This is clear.’