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Synod of Bishops - Latest News
Sep 16, 2020 - 06:10 am .- Pope Francis appointed a new secretary general of the Synod of Bishops Wednesday.
Mar 7, 2020 - 05:00 am .- The next ordinary Synod of Bishops will be a synod on synodality, the Vatican announced March 7.
Feb 15, 2020 - 11:03 am .- The next ordinary assembly of the synod of bishops is to be held in the fall of 2022, according to a press release from the Vatican on Saturday.
Oct 23, 2019 - 11:24 am .- As the Amazon synod nears a close, a communications official downplayed Wednesday the importance of the assembly’s final report, saying it is not an official Church document, but merely an “instrument” in the synodal journey.
Oct 15, 2019 - 05:01 pm .- A South American missionary to Angola who is participating in the Amazon Synod at the invitation of the pope has said the proposal to ordain as priests married men to solve the lack of evangelization in the Amazon is “illusory”.
Mar 8, 2019 - 12:30 pm .- Vatican officials have said there are no plans to discuss changing the matter of the Eucharist during an upcoming synod for the pan-Amazonian region of South America.
Oct 28, 2018 - 07:53 am .- “May the The Most High welcome the dead in his peace, comfort their families and support the wounded,” Pope Francis said Oct. 28.
Oct 28, 2018 - 06:36 am .- In a letter read out at the synod closing Mass, bishops wrote to young people “our frailties and sins must not be an obstacle for your trust.”
Oct 27, 2018 - 05:05 pm .- The final document of the Synod of Bishop’s fifteenth general session was approved by the members and released late Saturday. While the session was convened to discuss the topics of young people, the faith, and vocational discernment, the concept of “synodality” itself emerged as a key subject in the final text.
Oct 27, 2018 - 04:37 pm .- The prevention of sex abuse and abuse in all its forms is a topic of the 2018 Synod of Bishops’ final document, which says the right formation of educators and youth is a key first step.  
Oct 22, 2018 - 08:43 am .- On the feast of Saint John Paul II, one synod bishop reflected on how the Polish pope inspired generations of young people, including himself, to pursue holiness.
Oct 10, 2018 - 10:24 am .- The 2018 Synod of Bishops has selected a group of bishops and priests who will draft the synod’s final document on young people, faith, and vocational discernment.
Oct 5, 2018 - 10:26 am .- Archbishop Anthony Fisher of Sydney apologized to young people on behalf of Church leaders in a speech at the Synod of Bishops Friday.
Oct 4, 2018 - 05:09 pm .- While the idea of being “forever young” can seem appealing, the underdevelopment of morality is a problem in developed nations, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia told the Synod of Bishops Thursday.
Oct 4, 2018 - 10:30 am .- Archbishop Charles Chaput told the Synod of Bishops that the confidence to announce the truth of the faith is essential to the Church’s mission, and especially her service to young people.
Oct 4, 2018 - 10:00 am .- A Polish archbishop participating in the Vatican synod on youth said Thursday that today’s young people have benefited from technological progress, but face a world that is “poorer in principles.”  Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki of Poznan discussed technology and ethics during his homily at an Oct.4 Mass celebrated at the tomb of St. John Paul II in St. Peter’s Basilica. 
Oct 3, 2018 - 10:39 am .- Pope Francis Wednesday told those bishops and auditors who will be giving short speeches – called “interventions” – at the youth synod, they should feel free to change them up as the dialogue proceeds.
Sep 20, 2018 - 12:01 pm .- A coalition of secular and dissenting Catholic LGBT groups aims to influence the Church’s upcoming Synod on Young People by rallying the like-minded to write to the synod to contend that the “rules” of the Catholic Church are causing “damage” to those who self-identify as LGBT.
Sep 18, 2018 - 10:21 am .- The Synod of Bishops announced Tuesday that the upcoming assembly of bishops will include a meeting of young people with Pope Francis and the Synod Fathers in the Vatican’s Pope Paul VI hall.
Sep 18, 2018 - 08:30 am .- In a new apostolic constitution, Pope Francis has reformed the Synod of Bishops and created a mechanism for the assembly’s final document to be included in official Church teaching.

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