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SYNOD: Two Cardinals Make Opposite Statements about Lesbian and Gay People

ROME, Italy–At the synod on Friday, a German cardinal made a plea for recognizing the... Read More

SYNOD: We Can Hope for Some Change, But Let's Hope It's More Courageous Than Nigerian Archbishop

ROME, Italy–This has certainly been an exciting week for the Catholic Church!  Sometimes, I have... Read More

SYNOD: What Are the Laity Saying About the Synod? What Are You Saying?

This week, Bondings 2.0 highlighted a theologian’s and a bishop’s proposals for the upcoming Extraordinary Synod... Read More

SYNOD: Belgian Bishop's Hope: Restore Conscience to Its Rightful Place

Yesterday we saw a theologian’s hopes for the synod: that the bishops might be open... Read More

SYNOD: Theologian Argues for Bishops to Bless Same-Gender Marriages

Although there is a lot of excitement about the upcoming Vatican synod on marriage and... Read More

Praying for Synod and for New Ways Ministry's Presence in Rome and Portugal

One week from today, Pope Francis will open the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops to discuss the... Read More

Indian Lay Leader: Synod Must Bring LGBT People 'In From the Cold'

What does Virginia Saldanha want from this fall’s Synod concerning marriage and family life? Bringing... Read More

SYNOD SHORTS: Vatican Censorship? Theory-Practice Gap? Fragmentation? Western Bias?

SYNOD SHORTS is a new, occasional series designed to bring you news about the upcoming... Read More

What the Synod Questions Reveal About the Vatican’s Views on Family

The 2014 worldwide synod on marriage and the family has made headlines not just because... Read More

How to Offer Input for Synod on Family Is Mired in Confusion

Since the Vatican asked for Catholic input to inform next fall’s Synod of Bishops, ambiguity... Read More