The ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality offer inspiration for the Church’s ministry of evangelization into the future, the Local Ordinary of Cape Town Archdiocese in South Africa has said.
The ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality is a call to heal “wounds of violence and division” that the people of God in South Sudan have experiences, the Bishop of the country’s Rumbek Diocese has said.
Catholic Bishops in Nigeria have emphasized the need to foster the virtue of listening in the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality describing the practice as “a necessary prerequisite for faith development”.
Pope Francis has urged young people in Africa to work towards their future, ensuring that they “stay alive”.
Pope Francis has cautioned the youth in Africa’s most populous nation, Nigeria, against the temptation to not resist the challenges they are experiencing in their country, including “fundamentalism, terrorism and banditry”.
Everything is set for the November 1 dialogue between Pope Francis and young people drawn from various Catholic universities from African countries.
A Pro-Prefect of the Dicastery for Evangelization is calling upon the people of God in Africa to use the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality, which Pope Francis has extended to 2024, to find solutions to the challenges they experience.
The Vatican revealed on Thursday a key document to guide the next stage of discussions in the Synod on Synodality.
The Holy Spirit is at work in the latest document of the Synod on Synodality, presenters said Thursday at a press conference on the guiding text for the next stage of the synod’s discussions.
Catholic students from various universities across Africa have shared their Church experiences and concerns in a meeting they held with Bishops on the continent, expressing their desire “to be heard” and to be supported in the challenges they face.
The newly appointed Director of the Inter-Regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) has told ACI Africa that one of his commitments will be to make the resolutions of the 13th IMBISA plenary assembly a reality.
Pope Francis announced on Sunday that the Synod on Synodality will be extended to 2024.
Young people drawn from various Catholic Universities in Africa are set to engage with Pope Francis in a dialogue that is aimed at stirring full participation of the youth in the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality.
In a message marking the 60th anniversary of the opening of Vatican II, the organizers of the Synod on Synodality called the Synod of Bishops a “fruit” of the council.
Walking together is an “emergency and an imperative necessity” for the people of God in the world as they participate in the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality, the Cardinal in the Central African Republic (CAR) has said.
The ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality has the potentiality of helping South Sudanese, including members of communities at loggerheads, embrace dialogue as the way for resolving their conflicts, a Catholic Priest has said.
There is need for following of Christ “to be missionary children”, making sacrifices to reach out others with the Gospel message in the example of the first evangelizers of the African continent, the Bishop of Bungoma Diocese in Kenya has said.
Catholics with disabilities delivered to Pope Francis on Wednesday a report they prepared for the Synod on Synodality.
The Secretary General of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) has said that the Synodal process in the three countries of the Conference, Botswana, Eswatini, and South Africa, allowed people an opportunity to gather together to discuss “a new way of being”.
At a press conference in the Vatican on Friday, two cardinals introduced the “continental phase” of the Catholic Church’s Synod on Synodality — and assured journalists that the only one "hijacking" this synod will be the Holy Spirit.