Archive of October 13, 2018

Analysis: Will bishops push for clarity on the synod’s procedural rules?

Oct 13, 2018 - 06:13 pm .- Recent changes to canon law have left some bishops attending the 2018 Synod of Bishops uncertain about the meeting’s procedural rules. Unanswered questions about the synod’s norms could have significant effect on how the meeting’s final documents are regarded in the Church, and by the synod fathers themselves.

Napier: Parishes should learn from youth synod, and synod should hear African voices

Oct 13, 2018 - 12:04 pm .- A prominent South African cardinal said Saturday that the 2018 Synod of Bishops on young people, the faith, and vocational discernment can be a model for the way that Church leaders engage with youth in parishes and dioceses around the world.

The Seven in Heaven: Meet the new saints to be canonized this weekend

Oct 13, 2018 - 06:00 am .- Meet the seven people Pope Francis will officially recognize as saints of the Catholic Church on Sunday.