Synod on Young People: Final Edition

Youth Synod 2018 (Credit: Paul Haring of CNS via The CWR)

A Deeper Look at the Final Synod Document Raises Questions about Sources, Analysis, Emphasis

. . .why so few references to the writings of St. Pope John Paul II?  Why no consideration of liturgical abuses?  How prevalent is “paternalism”?  What does it mean to say young people are “theological fonts”? . . .

by Father Nicholas Gregoris, Ma.L. Ma.D.,

of The Catholic World Report

The Vatican Faces Gaggle of Bitter Women – One Mad Mom
“I’ll Take ‘25,000 Words of Blah Blah & Landmines’, for 200, Please, Alex!” – Fr. Z’s Blog
Clerical Machiavellians with Magical Beliefs – William Kilpatrick, Crisis Magazine
Contrasts of Projected Visions of the Church – Fr. Z’s Blog
The Wanderer: A Synod (“Walking Together”) of Clichés – Fr. Z’s Blog
A Failure to Communicate? Definitely! – One Mad Mom
Youth Synod Final Document: Five Areas of Concern – Edward Pentin, National Catholic Register
Video: Analysis of Synod 2018 by Robert Royal & Fr. Gerald Murray – Fr. Z’s Blog
The Synod Final Document: A Rush to Judgment – Fr. Raymond J. de Souza, Ntnl Cthlc Register
Brian Holdsworth on “Keeping Youth in the Church” – Gregory DiPippo, New Liturgical Movement
Brave New Church: Can Catholicism be Decentralized? – Fr. Mark Drew, Catholic Herald
Pandering to Young People Does Not Win Them Over to the Church – ChurchPOP
Synodality & Sexuality: What the Synod Document Said & Didn’t Say – Ed Condon J.C.L., Cth. Hrld
The Synod Final Report Released, Addresses Gender, Sexuality – Hannah Brockhaus, NC Register
Despite Pope Francis’s Best Efforts, Synod Lacked Any Sense of Urgency – Fr. de Souza, C. Herald
Young People Want the Authentic Faith – Nicholas LaBanca, Catholic Stand
Reflections from Down Under: Interview with Archbishop Anthony Fisher of Sydney – Edw. Pentin
What Our Kids Really Want – Cynthia Millen, Catholic Stand
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