“Exhausted priests are caught between a rock and a hard place”

Very interesting article on Synodality from Garry O’Sullivan in The Irish Catholic:

Synodality and its listening process has been like following a prescribed cocktail of drugs. There’s all the ‘uppers’ of openness, listening, hopes and joys but then there’s the ‘downers’ of “we’ve been here before”, sorrows, hurts and “will they hear what is being said?”. It can be hard to stand back without emotion and have perspective on the profound changes affecting all of us as a Church…

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