Tagged: synodality

St. Oscar Romero: A bridge between two papacies

Pope Francis has written a preface to a new collection of Pope John Paul I’s papal documents, entitled The Magisterium: Text and Documents from the Pontificate, published by the John Paul I Foundation and Libreria Editrice Vaticana (LEV) San Paolo. The book,...

St. Oscar Romero: A bridge between two papacies

Habits of Synodality

When I was learning French, there was a phrase I picked up without paying much attention to it. The phrase was  « Je n’ai pas de voix au chapitre » and it means “I have no say in the matter.”  It was...

Habits of Synodality

Tales of Dissent, Dialogue, and Development

Recently, two prominent churchmen called for a change in the Church’s teachings on sexuality. Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich of Luxembourg said in an interview with a German Catholic news agency that the Church’s teachings on homosexuality were no longer correct and...

Tales of Dissent, Dialogue, and Development

Dialogue Must Be the Way of the Church

Two high-ranking Catholic bishops made headlines recently by calling for a change in Church teaching on homosexuality. On February 3, Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, the Bishop of Luxembourg, said bluntly that Catholic doctrine on homosexuality is “sinful” and “wrong” because it...

Dialogue Must Be the Way of the Church

“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