Tagged: synodality

“Discipleship” means Conversion

Conversion is not a feel-good word. There is an interior magic in every beginning, says Hermann Hesse, but life teaches us that there is also a lot of effort. Looking back to the Church’s sometimes glorified past for answers concerning...

“Discipleship” means Conversion

Why were those words on that USCCB graphic?

Earlier this week, the USCCB tweeted a graphic featuring “seven attitudes we can all adopt as we continue our synodal journey together,” which many on social media criticized for various reasons. Some criticized its apparent “corporatese.” Others argued that the...

Why were those words on that USCCB graphic?

Interview with Austen Ivereigh on Synodality

This interview was originally published by the Catholic news website Exaudi. The author has granted permission for republication with slight modifications on Where Peter Is. Interview with writer Austen Ivereigh on Synodality This is Enrique Soros’s interview with Austen Ivereigh,...

Interview with Austen Ivereigh on Synodality

Want to understand synodality? Look to Africa

In the week following the USCCB’s General Assembly in Baltimore, during which the bishops promoted their “Eucharistic Revival” and finally passed their long-anticipated and much-debated document on Eucharistic coherence, the Latin American Bishops’ Conference (CELAM) held an unprecedented ecclesial assembly...

Want to understand synodality? Look to Africa

US Bishops Speak on the Synodal Process

This past Sunday, October 17, the diocesan phase of the Synodal Process—already begun in Rome on October 10th—opened around the world. Although reports this week show that only about half of US dioceses were prepared to begin this diocesan phase,...

US Bishops Speak on the Synodal Process

Synodality: A New Way of Living as a Church

On Sunday, Pope Francis opened the two-year process for the 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops with a Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica. The diocesan phase of the Synod is set to begin this Sunday, October 17....

Synodality: A New Way of Living as a Church

Francis on Synod: “Open to the Newness of God”

This past Sunday, Pope Francis opened the Synod of Bishops in Rome at St. Peter’s Basilica. This year and for the coming two years, the Synod will be reflecting on the role of synodality in the life of the Church,...

Francis on Synod: “Open to the Newness of God”

Pope Francis’s vision of synodality

For many Catholics, the word “synod” is still relatively unfamiliar. That’s all going to change very soon. This October, Pope Francis will kick off a 2-year journey in the C hurch that will begin at the local level and eventually...

Pope Francis’s vision of synodality

Will the USCCB embrace a synodal path?

Readers of Where Peter Is are probably aware by now of the controversies surrounding the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), which is currently considering putting into place a national policy on the reception of communion by political figures...

Will the USCCB embrace a synodal path?

Mercy and Synodality according to Pope Francis

Catholic writer and communications professional Don Clemmer joins Rachel Amiri, Mike Lewis, and D.W. Lafferty to discuss the relationship between two key themes of Pope Francis’s papacy: mercy and synodality. We will discuss Don’s article, “Pope Francis and the Age...

Mercy and Synodality according to Pope Francis