Is Pope Francis Stacking the Deck for the Synod?

Manipulating the membership roster sets the agenda and determines the recommendations In announcing that non-bishops would be able to vote in this fall’s Synod on Synodality, Rome tried simultaneously to hype and downplay the news. Channeling its inner Leslie Neilsen, the synodal website blandly headlined the change as “Some News for the October 2023 Assembly.” … Read more