The Church of God is convoked in Synod.
“By walking together, and together reflecting on the journey made, the Church will be able to learn from what it will experience which processes can help it to live communion, to achieve participation, to open itself to mission.”
Paglulunsad ng Sinodo Tungo sa Isang Simbahang Sinodal
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More than 200 bishops, priests, and lay representatives of the diocesan synodal process will take part in the consultation from July 4 to 7.
Pope Francis said on Monday that the two-year global consultation process leading to the Synod on Synodality is “a great opportunity” for Catholics to listen to one another.
Pope Francis said on Thursday that synodality is not a “search for majority consensus,” but rather a “style” guided by the Holy Spirit.
As Catholic dioceses across the world have already embarked on the synodal process, Cardinal Jose Advincula of Manila stressed that “everyone has a voice” and “everyone must be heard”.
The Vatican announced on Friday that it will give dioceses around the world more time to complete local consultations ahead of the 2023 Synod on Synodality.
With the ongoing diocesan phase of the synod, a Catholic bishop hoped that the Church would be able to provide the prison communities the experience of “solidarity and synodality”.