A spirituality of encounter to live synodality in the Church

“Practicing the spirituality of encounter: this is essential for living synodality in the Church”. This is what the Pope declared to the members of the Primatial Council of the Confederation of Canons Regular of Saint Augustine received in audience on Friday morning January 13 in the Private Library. We publish below the speech of the … Read more

The spirituality of the encounter is essential for synodality

Receiving in audience the Primal Council of the Confederation of Canons Regular of Saint Augustine, Pope Francis recalled that consecrating oneself to God means making the Gospel the rule of life, loving Christ and the Church, which is his body. But also adapting to the circumstances of time, places and cultures. And he affirmed that … Read more

The abuse of synodality: a toxic nightmare. By Cardinal George Pell

(ZENIT News – The Spectator / Rome, 01.12.2023).- On Tuesday, January 11, Cardinal George Pell passed away. His last writing was published by The Spectator and in it he concretely addresses the preparatory document for the Synod on Synodality and more generically also the synod itself. This is a markedly critical text by a man … Read more

Formation course in Synodality: being part of a single people

The Evangelii Gaudium Center (CEG) opens enrollments in the Synodality Training Course, a concrete contribution to responding to the Church’s call to walk together. The Evangelii Gaudium Center (CEG), a training center within the Sophia University Institute, is preparing, in 2023, to launch a Training Course for Synodality, a training course developed in synergy with … Read more

Synodality: a new stage in the reception of the Second Vatican Council

Front cover of the special document designed and published by the contact team of the Diocese of Cotonou to guide synodal consultations/Juste Hlannon/LCA News facts Sister Anne Béatrice Faye is a Senegalese nun from the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception of Castres. Member of the international theological research project … Read more

“The Mission Congress is an experience of synodality”

What are the novelties of the Mission Congress for this edition? The Mission Congress is based on feedback from the field. For two years, all French people and the Church have been experiencing great changes: the Covid, the Sauvé report, the return of war in Europe… The mission in 2022 is not the same as … Read more

Synodality, spirituality, vocations: the program of the new archbishop of Paris

Archbishop Ulrich in the parvis of Notre Dame for his official installation at the helm of the archdiocese of ParisPhoto: Twitter @dioceseparis PARIS, May 25, 2022 / 2:00 PM (ACI Print) .- To develop a missionary spirit and a collaborative spirit, which is precisely the synodal spirit; pursue a spiritual journey; engage in vocations. In … Read more

Senegal: Closing of the 2022 Synodality Pilgrimage

Three hundred and fifty Catholic faithful from Senegal were on pilgrimage from August 24 to September 13, 2022 in the Holy Land, in Rome and then in Lourdes. Organized by the National Interdiocesan Committee for Catholic Pilgrimages (Cinpec), this international pilgrimage to the holy places of Christianity was “a great moment of formation lived in … Read more

Synodality: starting from experiences

A “Spirituality Group”, born within the National Coordination of the Welcoming Community (CNCA), offers its reflections on the subject of synodality. Our group was born within the National Reception Community Coordination (CNCA). The term “spirituality” as a desire to go further, always in the open field, without excluding. We start from experiences to listen, try … Read more