Now that the Synod on Synodality has drawn to a close, all eyes are on the synthesis report emanating from the monthlong gathering.
As the final week of this year’s gathering unfolds amid contentious discussions, anticipation is rising for the publication of the Synod’s summary report.
The letter, expected to arrive Oct. 28, will serve as a compass, signaling the direction of a continuing synodal journey.
The process has been driven by what the Synod on Synodality calls “active listening and speaking from the heart.”
The Vatican confirmed that the bishops from the People’s Republic of China are leaving ahead of the event’s conclusion.
The past week risked being overshadowed by a letter about the German Synodal Way shared with synod participants by Bishop Georg Bätzing of Limburg.
While not exactly a dress rehearsal for an upcoming conclave, the Synod on Synodality provides a setting for numerous cardinals to interact and build alliances.
Concerns linger about the potential for pressure groups to sway the synod’s course.
Facts, anecdotes, and analysis from the first week of the 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops at the Vatican.
All nine members of the Ulma family, who were murdered by the Nazi regime for sheltering two Jewish families, were beatified Sunday.
It was the first time the Church has beatified an entire family at the same time.
Pope Francis has appointed the overwhelming majority of cardinals who will choose his successor.
In some ways, the new constitution moves the Vatican City State closer to the model of a modern, secular state.
Calling it a “brutal power grab,” an ousted general secretary of the Vatican’s global charity has written a letter criticizing Pope Francis’ decree in November.
Cardinal Péter Erdő, archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, talked with CNA’s sister news organization on the eve of Pope Francis’ trip to Hungary.
By the end of 2023, nearly 70% of the cardinals eligible to become the next pope will have been appointed by Francis.
The Holy Father’s approach to diplomacy is laid out in “The Joy of the Gospel.”
Prior to his trial, Cardinal Angelo Becciu tried to get the pope to confirm he had authorized the financial transactions that led to Becciu’s prosecution.
Pope Francis on Tuesday issued a new statute for the so-called Vatican bank, but it closely resembles the regulation approved more than three years ago.