I guess it all depends on what one means by 'synodality'. It seems to be hard to capture a definitive definition as it is to nail Jello to the wall!! Evidently, it's one of those words that means different things to different people. If bishops’ summit was ‘rigged’ on synodality, one question: So what?
Really? I thought this was the final week of debate on how to address the needs of youth in the Roman Catholic Church. Does Fox News think that all youth belong in the LGBT envelope? Catholic leaders enter final week of debate on how to receive LGBT churchgoers | Fox News
The links in this story provide a couple of video versions of this wonderful hymn, but I believe the best rendition was done by Emeli Sandé during the opening ceremony of the London Summer Olympics. Hymn of the week: "Abide With Me"
Massimo Faggioli, the author of this article starts out strong in his analysis of the parallels between the Reformation crisis of the 16th century and the sexual abuse scandals of today, but unfortunately, he goes off the rails once he gets into delineating the two competing Catholic visions held within the Church today. In the quote below, he confuses the neo-conservative movement in the United States with those of us who work for the promulgation and promotion of orthodoxy in moral matters: Where conservative-traditionalist Catholics tend to oppose to (sic) any legislation decriminalizing abortion, progressives usually favor decriminalization coupled with measures that offer women alternatives designed to limit the number of abortions as much as possible. Conservatives tend to oppose universal access to health care and favor the unrestricted right to bear arms for civilians, while progressives favor the former and push for gun control. The two camps also have opposing views on th
"[The research] may even lead to the development of ways for same-sex couples to reproduce healthy children of their own," she says. But she points out there are " significant ethical and safety concerns that would need to be overcome ". (emphasis added) Ya think? How about just recognizing that this is ethically wrong and not worry about 'overcoming' the ethical prohibitions? Same-sex mice have babies - BBC News
THE devil is alive and well and working overtime to undermine the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis has declared as he appeals to Catholics to pray to stop the devil. ‘The devil IS alive and undermining Catholic Church’ warns Pope | World | News | Express.co.uk