Pope calls Italian church to synod – The Tablet

Taken from an article by Christopher Lamb in The Tablet:

Pope Francis has called for the Church in Italy to hold a national synod, a move that will put pressure on bishops across the world to follow suit.

During a meeting with a group of catechists from the Italian Bishops’ Conference in the Vatican, the Pope said the “process” for a national synod “must begin” and should start “community by community, diocese by diocese”.


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