Final Document from the Pre-Synodal Meeting

Final Document from the Pre-Synodal Meeting
SYNOD OF BISHOPS XV ORDINARY GENERAL ASSEMBLY   “YOUNG PEOPLE, THE FAITH AND VOCATIONAL DISCERNMENT” PRE-SYNODAL MEETING FINAL DOCUMENT   Rome, 19-24 march 2018   Introduction   The young person of today is met with a host of external and internal challenges and opportunities, many of which are specific to their individual contexts and some of which are shared across continents. In light of this, it is necessary for the Church to examine the way in which it thinks about and...

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Pope Francis Speaks to Young People

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Address of his Holiness Pope Francis to young people at the begining of the pre-synodal meeting

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Fourth Meeting of 14th Ordinary Council of the General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops Concludes

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Young Witnesses

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