After an ugly and jarring fortnight, the synod fathers are now back on course
Well, Pope Francis, as Cardinal Burke implored, has now firmly upheld the depositum fidei: but has he let loose forces he can’t control?
But why is Cardinal Burke himself, the hero of the synod, being eased out? And what are these disquieting rumours about Cardinal Müller?
Updated translation of mid-term report released by Vatican
Read the English translation of the relatio post disceptationem
Cardinal admits report was ‘composed under pressure’
Cardinal Burke accuses synod leaders of giving a distorted view of the proceedings
There is good reason to discuss what can be done pastorally within the context of doctrinal truth
The report merely reflects what Italian Jesuit theologians have been saying for decades
Join the discussion on the family synod’s mid-term report
Brazilian couple tell synod Church should stop giving ‘contradictory advice’ on birth control