Synodality: a new synod in 2022

Pope Francis has just announced a Synod of bishops to be convened in October 2022. Its theme is “For a synodal Church: communion, participation and mission”, and its purpose is to examine the ways in which the process of Synodality can help the Church to make decisions and govern itself. Synodality has featured very greatly in Pope Francis way of getting the church to address major issues during the whole of his eight years as pontiff, and he says of it that it “is very close to my heart: synodality is a style, it is walking together, and it is what the Lord expects of the Church in the third millennium”.

The full article in Vatican News can be found here.

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