The Guardian view on a historic Catholic summit on family policy | Editorial

A reforming pope and the synod of bishops have a chance to change millions of lives for the better

The Roman Catholic church will never be a democracy. But Pope Francis is trying to make it into a better informed and more intelligent autocracy. The synod of bishops that has just opened in Rome is an important step in this process. It will better inform the pope as to the thinking of his bishops. Beyond that it offers a theoretical chance for the voice and experience of ordinary Catholics to be heard. In advance of the synod, the bishops …read more

Source: Life and style: Divorce | theguardian.com

    

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