In a letter to the Archeparchy of Ernakulam-Angamaly, Pope Francis invites the faithful to adhere to the decision of the Synod of Bishops of the Syro-Malabar Archepiscopal Church concerning the form of celebration of the Holy Qurbana prior to Easter 2022.
Pope Francis says Institutes of Consecrated Life are “repositories of a great heritage and of a rich tradition of synodality,” in an audience with participants in the General Chapter of the Sisters of St Dorothy.
A synodal conference gathering African Catholics reflects on the concerns and challenges of African Catholics, as the universal Church continues on the two-year synodal process leading to the Synod of Bishops in October 2023.
At a time when divisiveness runs rampant in the church and broader society, Kim Daniels suggested a way to overcome it is stepping back from “large forces” like media and politics and living out the Catholic faith through service in everyday life.
Following a historic meeting of the Catholic Church of Latin America and the Caribbean last November, senior leaders from the region recently traveled to Rome to discuss the fruits of the gathering with Pope Francis.
The Synod of Bishops releases an initial report on the synodal process currently being held at the diocesan level, and lays out the criteria for reports prepared by dioceses, Bishops’ Conferences, and Synods of Eastern Churches.
Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher's visit to Beirut will take place from January 31 to February 4, and includes meetings with political and religious authorities to mark 75 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Holy See and Lebanon, the nation faces a deep social, political and economic crisis.
Pope Francis received members of the Apostolic Tribunal of the Roman Rota on Thursday at the start of their judicial year. In his speech, he stressed that in the work of this Court there must always be understanding for people who suffer because of the breakdown of their marriage.