2024 Synod

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Pope Francis leads the Synod on Synodality delegates in prayer on Oct. 25, 2023.

Vatican to publish Instrumentum Laboris for October’s Synod on Synodality meeting

Jul 3, 2024

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Instrumentum Laboris, or “working tool” for the upcoming 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, will be... Read more

Building of the general curia of the Jesuit order on Borgo Santo Spirito, Rome.

UPDATE: Theologians hold closed-door meeting in Rome on guidance document for October synod

Jun 5, 2024

By Hannah Brockhaus

The June 4–13 closed-door gathering of experts in theology, ecclesiology, and canon law is being held at the Jesuit general... Read more

Pope Francis meets with 300 priests taking part in the World Meeting of Parish Priests on May 2, 2024, at the Vatican.

Pope Francis tells world’s parish priests: The Church could not go on without you

May 2, 2024

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis published a letter on Thursday addressed to all parish priests in the world with his advice for building... Read more

Statue of St. Peter in front of St. Peter's Basilica.

Rome to host World Meeting of Parish Priests in preparation for Synod on Synodality

Apr 17, 2024

By Almudena Martínez-Bordiú

The World Meeting of Parish Priests for the Synod on Synodality will be held April 29–May 2 in Sacrofano, Rome. Read more

Father Artur Bubnevych, pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Byzantine Catholic Church in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Byzantine Catholic priest ‘overjoyed’ to join special Synod on Synodality meeting

Apr 4, 2024

By Martin Barillas

Father Artur Bubnevych said he is honored and delighted to be among the five priests from the U.S. selected to... Read more

Pope Francis at the Synod on Synodality’s closing Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on Oct. 29, 2023.

Pope Francis launches study groups to analyze Synod on Synodality’s key issues

Feb 17, 2024

By Courtney Mares

The Vatican announced Saturday that Pope Francis has launched synodal study groups to analyze key issues ahead of October’s Synod... Read more