Explaining the Synod in Rome

October 10, 2023

Professor Gill Goulding outlines the main themes for consideration by the latest Synod in Rome and recounts her own experience at previous Synods.

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How did we get here?

October 9, 2023

Dr Austen Ivereigh outlines simply the processes (starting at parish level) that have led to the content for deliberation at Pope Francis' historic Synod in Rome.

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Pope Video: For a Church open to everyone

October 10, 2022

The Pope prays that the Church may live in an increasing atmosphere of synodality and be a community of solidarity, fraternity, and welcome.

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Synodality in the Gregorian

February 9, 2022

Gerry Whelan SJ tells how his university is responding to a call from Cardinal Grech from the Vatican's Office of the Synod.

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‘Give the Spirit the mike’

November 17, 2021

Brian Grogan SJ explains his work in what he calls “Spirit-led conversations” with people from dioceses in Ireland and Great Britain as preparation for the Synods in Rome and Ireland

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New document on synod brings great hope

October 27, 2021

"Groundbreaking...The best Vatican document since Lumen Gentium," says Brian Grogan SJ of 'Vademecum' (Come With Me), issued in preparation for the synod on synodality

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A moment of ‘sheer joy’

November 19, 2019

Theologian Gerry O'Hanlon discusses the various recommendations arising from the ground-breaking Amazon Synod

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