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Synodal-U is a community of Church leaders, seminarians, priests, religious, and lay people committed to exploring Catholic Synodality. Together, through an enlightening video series, we delve into the profound meaning and critical role of synodality in our Church. Start your journey today by taking the Synodal Test, and join us in shaping a new future together.

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Walking together from different cultures

One of the criticisms, or, at least, one of the objections that have been made to the Synod of Synodality is that which arises from the suspicion of a desire for uniformity. But the Church houses as many faces and as many realities as it lives in places, and this is...

A Church that walks alongside migrants

During the afternoon of Thursday, October 19, the members of the Synod of Synodality accompanied Pope Francis to the 'Angel Unawares' monument in St. Peter's Square to pray for migrants and refugees from around the world: a terrible reality for the one that millions...

A Synod to understand “how we can make the kingdom of God real in a world that has changed a lot in recent years”

A Synod of “many differences” but without “fights”. This is how Cardinal Cristóbal López, archbishop of Rabat, defined the meetings that have taken place during the celebration of the Synod of Synodality. “There are differences, but what unites us is much more than...

A Church for All: The Synod Reflects on LGTBIQ, Women, and Social Media

An experience of "lived synodality" in which it is evident that this process is not "a private agenda of the Pope, but a continuation of Vatican Council II." This is how Sri Lankan theologian Vimal Tirimanna defined it, during a press conference that took place this...

Why did Pope Francis expand the Synod of Synodality?

Following the celebration of various synods during Francis's pontificate, such as the Synod on the Family (2014), the Synod on Youth (2018), and the Synod on the Amazon (2019), the Synod of Synodality emerges as a turning point and a link between all of them. However,...

What is Synodality for Pope Francis?

Since the announcement of its celebration, the Synod on Synodality has raised numerous questions. Especially about a factor that seems obvious, but isn't so much: what does synodality mean to Pope Francis? The word 'synod', etymologically, comes from the Greek terms...

The Five Keys to the Synod on Synodality

The XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod is about to begin: next October, synodal fathers – and for the first time, mothers – called by Pope Francis, will meet in Rome for an event titled 'For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, and Mission.' Thus, the...

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