Category: Specialised Catholic Action

  • The Synod’s missing associative dimension

    The Synod’s missing associative dimension

    When Saint (Pope) John XXIII called Vatican II in 1959, he looked upon it in a traditional sense as a council of bishops. Not even the Preparatory Commission on Lay Apostolate included a single lay person.

  • A representative Vatican body for laity

    A representative Vatican body for laity

    The promotion of missionary synodality requires “the establishment and configuration of councils and advisory bodies at which representatives of lay associations and ecclesial movements and new communities can meet.”