The need to go beyond discussing about the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality to “doing synodality” is among the highlights of the recently concluded “Diocesan Week” on synodality in the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek, the Bishop of the South Sudanese Episcopal See has said.
Jimmy Akin, a Catholic apologist and a host of the popular radio call-in show Catholic Answers Live, was tapped by the Vatican to reach out to Catholics whose voices haven't been heard.
The ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality has finally given Africa a voice to be heard by the rest of the world, a member of the Synod Council in Rome has told delegates of the 19th Plenary Assembly of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) in Accra, Ghana.
Catholic Bishops in Zimbabwe have, in their latest Pastoral Letter, described the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality as the “only way” the people of God have to resolve the crises they face in life, including “common global challenges”.
Catholic media entities in Africa have been urged to embrace the spirit of the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality by incorporating all members of society, including “more women and young people”, in their respective governance structures.
Catholic communicators in Africa have a duty to resist the influence of the contemporary propaganda networks that deliberately spread false information, the President of the Pan African Episcopal Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS) has said.
Catholic Bishops in the countries of the Indian Ocean have, in a collective message at the end of their Plenary Assembly, highlighted some priority areas to guide the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality in their region.
Catechists in the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek in South Sudan have been called upon “to remain active” in their ministry of evangelization at the grassroots.
The Catholic Bishop of Rumbek in South Sudan has announced a “Diocesan Week” to be realized at the end of July with participants focusing on the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality.
Members of the Clergy who tap into the expertise of the Laity have been known to “progress faster” in their respective apostolates, positively contributing to the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality, a Catholic Archbishop in Kenya has said.
‘I’m in debt to people with disabilities,’ said Cardinal Grech. ‘One of them led me on the path of a priestly vocation.’
The need to bring stability in family life, repairing families that are “broken”, is among the highlights of the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality in South Africa’s Johannesburg Archdiocese, Archbishop Buti Joseph Tlhagale has said.
A working group of theologians, professionals, and academics who participated in a symposium that the African Synodality Initiative (ASI) organized on the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality have exuded confidence that the synodal deliberations will live beyond the October 2023 Synod of Bishops.
Members of the Clergy are hesitant to embrace a Church where dialogue is fostered among her variety of members, participants in a Synod on Synodality encounter organized by the African Synodality Initiative (ASI) have said.
The pope spoke off the cuff to members of the International Union of Superiors General.
The team tasked with facilitating participation in the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality in Eswatini’s Catholic Diocese of Manzini is conducting home visits to the people of God in the Diocese to encourage conversations on the Synod.
The ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality offers room for discernment and “an opportunity to share the fruits of the discernment”, a Catholic Nun has said.
The newly appointed Bishop of South Africa’s Kokstad Diocese has, in an interview with ACI Africa, said he will seek to foster the “Synodal process” when he takes canonical possession of his Episcopal See.
A Catholic Nun from Tanzania has challenged women and men Religious in Africa to use the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality to showcase their “active role in the mission of evangelization”.
The President of the National Laity Council (CNL) in Senegal has cautioned the people of God against using the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality as forums for settling scores.