Youth Synod 2018 - Latest News
Dec 17, 2018 - 11:00 am .- Though it sits just steps from St. Peter’s Basilica, it goes unseen by the thousands of people that pass by every day. In a city of churches, it’s a church that can’t be found by accident, but must be sought out. And many do.
Oct 29, 2018 - 12:14 pm .- Among the most debated paragraphs of the final document from the Synod of Bishops on young people, faith, and vocational discernment were those pertaining to the concept of synodality.
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 - 04:38 pm .- The final report of the fifteenth general session of the Synod of Bishops, held on the topics of young people, faith, and vocational discernment, was released Saturday. The document says the Church must find new ways of presenting its teaching on sexuality and continue to “accompany” and “listen to” people with same-sex attraction.
Oct 26, 2018 - 05:35 pm .- On the morning of October 25th , the Synod Fathers went on a pilgrimage ad Petri Sedem.
Oct 26, 2018 - 12:00 pm .- In a world of constant change, young people need the Church to be a source of stability and consistent teaching, a prominent Irish archbishop said Friday.
Oct 25, 2018 - 12:54 pm .- Women, including religious and consecrated women, have had an active role in the 2018 synod of bishops: they have listened to the synod’s discussions, spoken on the floor of the synod hall, and participated in small discussion groups of synod participants.
Oct 24, 2018 - 12:00 pm .- While European bishops discuss how to bring young people back to the Church at the 2018 Synod of Bishops, one bishop from Cameroon said that he has the opposite problem.
Oct 24, 2018 - 11:00 am .- The morning session on October 24th began with the organization of the Bishops’ pilgrimage ad Petri Sedem, which will take place tomorrow morning.
Oct 23, 2018 - 03:40 pm .- As the fifteenth ordinary general session of the Synod of Bishops draws to a close in Rome, the proposed text of the final document is expected to emerge very shortly.
Oct 23, 2018 - 06:03 am .- The adoration holy hour on Saint John Paul II’s feast day included meditations on the pope’s Gospel reflections in St. Lawrence in Piscibus, a church which St. John Paul II rededicated as a youth center in the 1980s.
Oct 22, 2018 - 10:16 am .- The 15th ordinary Synod of Bishops is meeting now to discuss young people, the faith, and vocational discernment. Many have referred to this nearly month-long meeting as the “Youth Synod.” This raises a question: What is a youth?
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 21, 2018 - 01:00 pm .- A bishop from Lebanon shared at the 2018 Synod of Bishops how his online catechesis program in Arabic has helped him to unite young Catholics across the Middle East.
Oct 20, 2018 - 08:47 am .- As the youth synod wrapped up its third week, the bishops and auditors discussed the sexual abuse crisis in parts of the world and how to respond to young people experiencing same-sex attraction.
Oct 18, 2018 - 03:56 pm .- The 2018 Synod of Bishops has elected a group of eight participants to begin drafting a message from the synod to the youth of the world.
Oct 18, 2018 - 04:00 am .- Tonia Borsellino knows she’s a part of the “one percent” in the U.S. It doesn’t bother her. In fact, she seems proud.
Oct 17, 2018 - 06:00 pm .- Smartphone apps and Skype have transformed the way at least one synod bishop conducts his pastoral ministry with young people.
Oct 17, 2018 - 05:33 pm .- The following interview with Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia was conducted Oct. 16