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NEWS NOTES: Synod Responses from Around the Globe

The synod on the family has certainly prompted an immense amount of journalistic response and... Read More

Pope Francis on Synod: 'God is not afraid of new things'

Reactions to the Synod on Marriage and Family’s final report has dominated the religion headlines... Read More

SYNOD: What Are Catholics to Make of the Last Two Weeks?

Catholics are still sorting through the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops’ happenings and documents from the... Read More

Synod Final Report Disappoints, But Significant Progress Is Made In the Process

The synod on marriage and family has released its final report.  You can read it... Read More

NEWS NOTES: Synod Week in Review

Synod news, particularly in regard to lesbian and gay issues, has been fast and furious... Read More

SYNOD: Document's New Theological Approach Can Benefit LGBT Issues

The Synod’s relatio document certainly has made news around the globe!  News media have been... Read More

Translation Issues Cause Mystery at Synod, While Austrian Cardinal Speaks Clearly About a "Saintly" Same-Gender Couple

More news broke today about the way the bishops at the synod are discussing lesbian and... Read More

Did the Synod Really Backtrack on Its Positive Statements? Not Quite.

Following the positive reception that the Synod’s relatio document, its mid-term report, received in the... Read More

SYNOD: Catholics, Media Respond to Bishops' Report Calling it "Revolutionary" & a "Pastoral Earthquake"

Revolutionary earthquake or unofficial report? This question about the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops’ relatio post disceptationem, or... Read More

Fr. James Martin: Holy Spirit Invites Us to Find New Ways in Welcoming LGBT Catholics

Jesuit Fr. James Martin, a noted Catholic author and speaker, reacted strongly to LGBT hatred... Read More