Synod on Young People 2018

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Bishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya at a Vatican press briefing, Oct. 24, 2018.

Pope appoints new archbishop for booming African diocese

Dec 30, 2019

Bishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya, the new Archbishop of Bamenda in Cameroon, came to international attention during the 2018 meeting of the Synod... Read more

Guangzhou/China - August 16 2018: Grotto of Our Lady at Sha Mian Tang church in Shamian Island.

'God has become my light' A Chinese teen’s conversion story

Dec 28, 2018

By Courtney Mares

At the age of 14, Yuan made the decision to become a Catholic. “I found a freedom that I had... Read more

Vatican City: The 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops.

Synodality and sexuality: What the youth synod document said and didn't say

Oct 29, 2018

By Ed Condon

The fifteenth ordinary general session of the Synod of Bishops closed on Saturday. After a long afternoon of voting by... Read more

Pope Francis leads the introductory prayer and delivers his greeting on the opening day of the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops.

Pope Francis ends synod, calls final document 'work of the Holy Spirit'

Oct 28, 2018

By Courtney Mares

The 167 paragraph text on young people, the faith, and vocational discernment was voted on paragraph by paragraph Saturday, following... Read more

A pilgrim prays the Rosary in St. Peter's Square before the Wednesday general audience with Pope Francis. Oct. 29, 2014.

Youth synod final document addresses 'all types of abuse'

Oct 27, 2018

By Courtney Mares

The prevention of sex abuse and abuse in all its forms is a topic of the 2018 Synod of Bishops’... Read more

October 3, 2018 - Vatican City: The 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops.

What is ‘synodality’? Experts explain

Oct 25, 2018

By Ed Condon

As the 2018 synod of bishops considers a draft text of the meeting’s final document, discussion has turned to the... Read more

Eucharistic adoration at the SLS18 conference in Chicago.

Eastern European bishops want a focus on Eucharist, fatherhood in Youth Synod

Oct 12, 2018

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Two Eastern European bishops asked the Synod of Bishops in Rome for a greater focus on the importance of the... Read more