Theme for the 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Theme for the 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops
Press Release of the 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops 07.03.2020 The General Secretary of the Synod of Bishops, His Eminence Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, has announced that Pope Francis has convoked the 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, which will be held in the month of October 2022 on the theme: “For a synodal Church: communion, participation and mission”.     ...

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The Synod of Bishops

The Synod of Bishops
The Synod of Bishops was established by St Paul VI on 15th  September 1965 with the Motu Proprio Apostolica Sollicitudo. Its formation took place in the context of the Second Vatican Council which, with the Dogmatic Constitution Lumen Gentium (21st  November 1964), had largely concentrated on the doctrine of the episcopate, urging greater involvement of the Bishops cum et sub Petro in matters that concern the universal Church. The Council Decree Christus Dominus (28th October, 1965)...

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Apostolic Constitution Episcopalis Communio

Apostolic Constitution Episcopalis Communio
      APOSTOLIC CONSTITUTION EPISCOPALIS COMMUNIO OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS ON THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS [ DE  - EN  - ES  - FR  - IT  - PL  - PT ]   1. Episcopal communion (episcopalis communio), with and under Peter, is manifested in a particular way in the Synod of Bishops. Instituted by Paul VI on 15 September 1965, the Synod of Bishops is one of the most precious...

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Synod of Bishops to take up theme of synodality in 2022

Synod of Bishops to take up theme of synodality in 2022
Pope Francis has chosen “For a synodal Church: communion, participation, and mission” as the theme for the next Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops. In a formal declaration released on Saturday morning, Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, the Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops, announced that Pope Francis will convene the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops in October 2022, with the theme, “For a synodal Church: communion, participation and mission”. Synodality:...

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Theme for the 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Theme for the 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops
Press Release of the 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops 07.03.2020 The General Secretary of the Synod of Bishops, His Eminence Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, has announced that Pope Francis has convoked the 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, which will be held in the month of October 2022 on the theme: “For a synodal Church: communion, participation and mission”.     ...

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MESSAGE ON THE GRAVE CONSEQUENCES OF THE MASS MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE ACROSS THE WORLD

MESSAGE ON THE GRAVE CONSEQUENCES OF THE MASS MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE ACROSS THE WORLD
MESSAGE OF THE XV ORDINARY COUNCIL OF THE GENERAL SECRETARIAT OF THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS ON THE GRAVE CONSEQUENCES OF THE MASS MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE ACROSS THE WORLD 15/02/2020 The XV Ordinary Council of the General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishop, headed by Pope Francis, gathered in Rome 6 and 7 February. Amongst various topics, it reflected upon the grave consequences of the phenomenon of mass migration in different places across the world. The causes for this mass movement are varied: war,...

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