What are They Trying to Hide?

The Synod of Bishops is not a television show or a parliamentary debate, and its discussions will not be open to the public or to reporters, Pope Francis said. “We must safeguard the synodal climate,” the pope responded Sept. 4 when asked by journalists about access to the discussions at the assembly of the Synod … Read more

Cardinal Sarah: ‘Watering Down’ Church Teaching Won’t Attract Young People

Young people are idealistic and want clarity, the cardinal said Just because some young people disagree with Catholic moral teaching, including in the area of sexuality, it does not mean the Church’s teachings are unclear or should change, Cardinal Robert Sarah told the Synod of Bishops. The Church and its pastors should “courageously propose the … Read more