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The National Centre for Pastoral Research is inviting groups of seven to 10 people to express their interest in participating in the next round of consultation for the global Synod of Bishops on Synodality. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
Cardinal Walter Kasper, president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, says the German way forward on its “synodal path” is a failure. Source: The Tablet.
While the term “synodality” is not found in any Second Vatican Council documents, the Council’s vision and definition of the Church is at the heart of synodality, says a message marking Vatican II’s 60th anniversary. Source: CNS.
The Fifth Plenary Council of Australia and the global Synod on Synodality were key discussion points for Australian Catholic Bishops Conference president Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB and Pope Francis when they met last week.
German Catholics involved in the Synodal Path are convinced the Church must address the “systemic causes” of the clerical sexual abuse scandal and that will require change, according to Charlotte Kreuter-Kirchhof, a member of the German Synodal Assembly. Source: CNS.