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2018 Synod of Bishops on Young People

Synod 2018 – Young people are used-less, not useless

Russell Pollitt SJ reports from Rome that at the Tuesday briefing for the Synod of Bishops on Young People, Cardinal Tagle from the Philippines...

Synod 2018 – We must ask for forgiveness

At Monday’s press briefing for the Synod of Bishops on Young People, a bishop said that the Church must ask young people for forgiveness...

Synod 2018 — Young people want us to speak out

A number of topics were covered in the Saturday press briefing for the Synod of Bishops on Young People. These included the bishops giving...

Synod 2018 — Ministering online

The sad reality of migrant youth and their families and how the Church should use the digital world was the focus of the daily...

Synod 2018 — A Christian obligation to welcome migrants

An Ethiopian Cardinal addressed the issue of migration at length today. He lamented how African migrants are treated in Europe, says Russell Pollitt SJ...

Synod 2018 — Becoming “digital missionaries”

Today at the Synod briefing the press were told that a repeated theme in conversation in the Synod assembly was how the Church can...

LISTEN Synod 2018 — Young people in the Church “are tired and bored” says young Iraqi

26-year-old Iraqi, Mr Safa al Abbia, shared his experiences as a young Chaldean Catholic in war-torn Iraq. He spoke with Russell Pollitt SJ in...

WATCH Synod 2018 — Cardinal Napier’s message for those with special needs

Cardinal Wilfrid Napier, the Archbishop of Durban, has a special message for young people with special needs and disabilities. He says "this touches very greatly"...

Synod 2018 — Drugs and persecution – the forgotten issues

At the daily press briefing for the Synod of Bishops on Young People, the Faith and Discernment, two forgotten issues were addressed by the...

Synod 2018 — “How difficult it is to find dawn in twilight”

Three General Superiors and an auditor from Chile were present at the daily press briefing on the Synod of Bishops on Youth, Faith and...

Synod 2018 — “Shake up the Church” Pope says

The Synod Fathers apologise to youth, African issues have been overlooked says leading African Cardinal and Pope Francis always shows respect, were topics covered...

Synod 2018 — There is a lack of listening to young people says Namibian Bishop

Bishop Willem Christiaans of Keetmanshoop, Namibia is one of the youngest Synod Fathers at the ongoing Synod on Young People, the Faith and Vocational...

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