The Synodal Process has been launched in the Irish Church. Though from what I have seen on the ground, nothing much is happening as yet. But it is early days.
I have listened to a number of people speaking on the Synod, from different points of view, including Bishop Leahy of Limerick, who seems to be the main person from the bishops side who is involved. He was on the radio, Leap of Faith, the other evening with Derek Scally and Ursula Halligan. He should have known that it is not advisable to debate on air with Ursula unless you are very clear on your position and can express it well. Sufficient to say he wasn’t, and he came across poorly, and didn’t give me much hope for the success of the National Synod.
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