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The Synod of Bishop at the Vatican, Oct. 5, 2018.

Synod on Synodality: Vatican reveals framework for next stage of discussions

Oct 27, 2022

By Courtney Mares, Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican revealed on Thursday the outline that will guide the next stage of discussions in the Synod on Synodality. Read more

Pope Francis speaks at the opening of the Amazon synod Oct. 7, 2019.

Holy Spirit is 'main actor' of Amazon synod, pope says in opening remarks

Oct 7, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

In his opening remarks for the Amazon synod Monday, Pope Francis said the assembly’s working document is meant to be... Read more

Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Mueller.

Full text of Cardinal Mueller's analysis on the working document of the Amazon synod

Jul 16, 2019

Cardinal Gerhard Mueller, who was prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith from 2012 and 2017, presented... Read more

Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Mueller.

Cardinal Mueller criticizes 'false teaching' on revelation in Amazon synod doc

Jul 16, 2019

That the working document for October’s Synod of Bishops calls the Amazon region a source of revelation is a “false... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica.

Archbishop Chaput shares theological critique of youth synod prep document

Sep 23, 2018

Archbishop Charles Chaput offered Friday on First Things a critique by a theologian of the working document for the upcoming... Read more