Pope Francis presides at the Holy Mass in St Peter’s Square for the Opening of the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, and invites the faithful to walk with the Holy Spirit, “in trust and with joy”.
On October 4, the Synod on “Synodality” will begin in Vatican City. In preparation for this event, the Secretary General of the Synod, Cardinal Mario Grech, extends a heartfelt invitation and reminds the faithful that the synod “is above all, a spiritual event.”
On the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, Pope Francis released a message for World Mission Day 2023, calling on Christians to bring the Gospel to a broken world.
Pope Francis reflects on the importance of offering fraternal correction when someone has wronged us, and recalls Jesus’ invitation to speak privately rather than spreading gossip.
VATICAN: Documents for the Church’s forthcoming Synod on Synodality were issued by General Secretariat for the Synod of Bishops at the Vatican on September 7, 2021.
Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the 2021 World Day of Vocations.