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Synod on Synodality

The Synod of Bishops 2021-2023 "For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, and Mission" invites the whole church to question itself on synodality: a decisive theme for the life and mission of the church. 

See a map of the archdioceses and dioceses that have synod consultation plans.

Pope Francis extends Synod of Bishops a year, two Vatican meetings now planned

Women deacons movement hopes for concrete proposals in next synod stage

Links: Anti-synod arguments from Weigel and Müller; the Arizona gubernatorial race

Francis, the comic strip