Synod on the Family

  • The Synod on the Family shows vitality of the Church

    The Synod on the Family from 4-25 October 2015 in Rome was the second and larger of two such gatherings to take place in the course of a year. Like its 2014 precursor, the focus of the 2015 Synod of Bishops was the family, with the theme: ‘The vocation...
  • Australian Bishops to speak at Family Synod

    Australia’s Archbishop Mark Coleridge and Bishop Eugene Hurley are preparing to speak at the Synod on the Family in Rome. On Sunday 4 October, the Australian representatives lodged what’s called the petitio loquendi, which means a request to speak for three minutes at the Synod in Paul VI Hall at the...