Reports from the Small Group Discussions on the II Part of the "Instrumentum laboris"

Reports from the Small Group Discussions on the II Part of the "Instrumentum laboris"

Here we present the reports from the Small Group Discussions on the II Part of the "Instrumentum laboris" in their original languages.     Relatio – Circulus Anglicus A Moderator:...

Address by Pope Francis at the opening of the Synod of Bishops

Address by Pope Francis at the opening of the Synod of Bishops

ADDRESS BY HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS AT THE OPENING OF THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS  ON YOUNG PEOPLE, THE FAITH AND VOCATIONAL DISCERNMENT Synod Hall Wednesday, 3 October 2018   Dear Beatitudes,...

Homily of Pope Francis during the opening mass of the Synod of Bishops

Homily of Pope Francis during the opening mass of the Synod of Bishops

“The Counsellor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things, and bring to remembrance all that I have said to you” (Jn 14:26). In this straightforward...

Press Conference for the presentation of the Instrumentum laboris. Intervention by Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri

Press Conference for the presentation of the Instrumentum laboris. Intervention by Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri

  19.06.2018   I cordially greet all of you attending this Press Conference. I would like to help each and every one of you to “get in tune” with the Instrumentum laboris of the...

Frequently Asked Questions On The Synod of Bishops

Frequently Asked Questions On The Synod of Bishops

Frequently Asked Questions On The Synod What is the Synod of Bishops? The Synod of Bishops was created by Blessed (Saint?) Paul VI on the 15th September 1965 with the Motu Proprio Apostolica...

Presented the ‘Instrumentum Laboris’ of the Synod of Bishops on young people

Presented the ‘Instrumentum Laboris’ of the Synod of Bishops on young people

The ‘Instrumentum Laboris’ of the Synod of Bishops on young people scheduled for later this year, was released at a press conference in the Vatican on June 19.   The ‘Instrumentum...

#Synod2018 A special series of videos to binge-watch.

#Synod2018 A special series of videos to binge-watch.

Sponsored by the Synod of Bishops, Aleteia and TeleMATER partnered to make it happen! “What makes you happy?” “What is family for you?” “Who is God for you?”… These are some of the questions that the...

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

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

The fourth meeting of the 14th Ordinary Council of the General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops, chaired by the Holy Father Francis, was held May 7-8, 2018. According to a statement from the Holy...

Pope’s Sincere Smile

Pope’s Sincere Smile

March 19, 2018 is a day that will never be forgotten in the course of my life. Who would have thought me, Muslim women from the border region of Central Java with East Java can shake hands...

Asia – stay youthful and be inspired

Asia – stay youthful and be inspired

  Asia, the biggest continent of the world, is well-known as the place where many wonderful stories and incredible treasures of the human kind were discovered, with the beauties of many cultures...

Current situations affecting the lives of young people in Africa and their expectations

Current situations affecting the lives of young people in Africa and their expectations

Current situations affecting the lives of young people in Africa and their expectations By Tendai Karombo (National Catholic Youth Council Chairperson, Zimbabwe) Zimbabwe just like any other African...

“God believes in young people and entrusts them with responsibilities without hesitation”

“God believes in young people and entrusts them with responsibilities without hesitation”

  A conversation with Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops Eminence, how will the young Christians of the Holy Land and the Middle East be involved in the next...