COMMENTARY: Pope Francis desires a ‘poor Church for the poor,’ but in his papacy it’s the wealthy German Church that holds a privileged position.
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The subject was hardly discussed during this month’s meeting, and yet it dominates the third part of the draft document, surprising many of the Synod Fathers.
“Underestimating the healthy idealism of young people can be a grave disservice to them, since it closes the doors to a true process of growth, maturity and holiness.”
The archbishop of Chicago said that if someone came forward with an accusation of sexual abuse, or there was a charge against him, he would welcome an investigation and would not stand in its way.
Several young consecrated religious sisters and brothers weigh in about their hopes for the synod. Chief among their concerns is authenticity.
Patriarch Younan notes the best ways of reaching young people — including those in his beleaguered homeland.
Bishop Barron said the 266 bishop delegates to the synod will shape structure and content of synod’s final document.
Those who minister to youth discuss what’s needed to invigorate young Catholics’ faith and help them successfully engage today’s secularized and complex culture.
The answer to this problem is Christ, whom the Church must present more strongly and confidently to young people, he said Oct. 4.
Connecticut shepherd said recent disclosures of sexual scandals in the Church have eroded trust around the world.