Synod Archive

Marriage upside down

On Friday, the text of reports generated by the Synod’s circuli minori (small groups divided by region and language) were released. According to Vatican Radio: Altogether there were 13 groups, working in five different languages, and they all spoke in positive terms of …

Synod 2015: Serenity abounds

Conservative cheers resonated throughout much of Catholic social media when it was reported that on day one of the Synod of Bishops, Cardinal Péter Erdő, with Pope Francis seated directly by his side, delivered an address that forcefully reaffirmed traditional Church doctrine and …

No time for deniers

A recent post on Monday Vatican, the blog of Italian journalist Andrea Gagliarduccu, is getting a fair amount of attention thanks in part to Fr. Z who posted key excerpts from the piece. In it, the writer shares “rumors” from “well-informed people” that …