Synod on the Family: Consultation of the New Zealand Bishops

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops have released their consultation questionnaire in preparation for this year's Synod on the Family which is to be held in Rome, October 5th to 19th. Bishop Charles Drennan of Palmerston North will be participating in┬áthe…

Final Report of the Synod on the Family released in English

The final report (Relatio Synodi) of the Synod on the Family which was held in Rome October 5th to 19th has finally been released in English. Each paragraph of the report was voted on by the Bishops at the Synod.…

A true pastoral response: teaching the truth in love without fear

At a recent press conference for the Synod on the Family it was announced that one presenter, who was not to be named, had proposed that "language such as 'living in sin', 'intrinsically disordered', or 'contraceptive mentality' are not necessarily…