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Synod Synopsis: What's Being Said Behind Closed-Doors CNS BLOG - October 10, 2014 ... out of the extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family are continuing to focus on the challenges today's families face. This morning the auditors — almost all of them lay couples or individuals — took the floor to explain the pastoral situations they face and the approaches they take in their work to help families. Today's briefing also covered talks by the synod fathers from yesterday afternoon. Here are a few highlights of the latest that's ...http://cnsblog.wordpress.com/2014/10/10/synod-synopsis-whats-being-said-behind-closed-doors/
In the Aula, It's Showtime WHISPERS IN THE LOGGIA - October 6, 2014 ... Council, never before has a session of the Synod of Bishops been broadcast live. That is, until today. In a shift from the assembly's standard procedure (which has traditionally seen a small media pool brought in to witness a day's opening prayers then be quickly whisked out), the first business round of this Extraordinary Synod on the Family will air over Vatican TV from 9am Rome (3am ET; 0700 GMT) this Monday – once transmission begins, the livefeed ...http://whispersintheloggia.blogspot.com/2014/10/in-aula-its-showtime.html
"To Propose the Family With Credibility... And Creativity" – On Synod Eve, the Pope Calls for "Pentecost" WHISPERS IN THE LOGGIA - October 4, 2014 Much as you've seen the theatrics and heard the volleys of views these last months, only with a morning Mass in the Square does the curtain go up on the Extraordinary Synod on "the Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization." Lest anyone got confused amid the spectacles in the gathering's run-up, most of what's transpired until now doesn't mean terribly much – dueling Europeans and North Americans do not a Synod make... nor, ...http://whispersintheloggia.blogspot.com/2014/10/to-propose-family-with-credibility-and.html
Cardinal Baldisseri on the Synod on the Family VIS NEWS - HOLY SEE PRESS OFFICE - October 3, 2014 Vatican City, 3 October 2014 (VIS) – A press conference was held this morning in the Holy See Press Office during which Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, secretary general of the Synod of Bishops, outlined the structure of the Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the Family, to be inaugurated by the Pope during a solemn mass in St. Peter's Basilica next Sunday. The Cardinal explained that among the 191 Synod Fathers ...http://visnews-en.blogspot.com/2014/10/cardinal-baldisseri-on-synod-on-family.html
Today We Pray for the III Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops VIVIFICAT! - September 28, 2014 The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization Day of Prayer for the III Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops Sunday, 28 September 2014 Sunday, 28 September (today) is to be set aside as a Day of Prayer for the III Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, scheduled to take place from 5 to 21 October to treat the topic: The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization. ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cybercatholics/jrWV/~3/4QgkU4HZ77w/today-we-pray-for-iii-extraordinary.html
Combine Old Mass and New? BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES - August 25, 2014 Pope Francis offering the new Mass ad orientem in Sistine Chapel. An article I read this morning from the Catholic Herald about the manner in which the Roman liturgy was reformed in the wake of the council -- provoking an ongoing "hermeneutic of rupture" -- reminded me of a thought experiment from the other day, when I had a long drive home with plenty of time to think. Before I get to that, first let me unfold the meaning of the "hermeneutic of rupture," ...http://frmartinfox.blogspot.com/2014/08/combine-old-mass-and-new.html