|Vatican releases Synod on Synodality report proposing larger role for laity in Church
|The document, the synthesis of the assembly’s work from Oct. 4-29, proposes a “Synodal Church” that implements synodality throughout Church governance, theology, mission, and discernment of doctrine and pastoral issues.
|Meet the Synod’s scooter-riding Byzantine archbishop who got the pope to wear a trucker hat
|A Byzantine Catholic monk who serves as the archbishop of the Hungarian Greek Catholic Church has, perhaps improbably, emerged as one of the most colorful figures participating in the Vatican’s monthlong Synod on Synodality.
|Twins baptized by twins: Babies welcomed into the Church by priest, deacon twin brothers
|Twins Gianna and Andrew Renwick were baptized by Father Ben Daghir and Deacon Luke Daghir, clergy from the Diocese of Erie who happen to be twin brothers.
|Cardinal Hollerich: The openness of the Synod on Synodality ‘will change the Church’
|At the conclusion of the Synod on Synodality, Pope Francis’ monthlong Vatican assembly, one of the meeting’s leaders said the freedom and openness experienced during the gathering will help the Church change in the future.
|We can’t subvert tradition to please the world, Synod on Synodality cardinal says
|“Certainly we cannot ignore the world, and that’s why it’s a mistake to entrench ourselves in the past,” Cardinal Agostino Marchetto said.