Synodality Series Session 5 | Pope Francis' Vision of a Synodal Church: CELAM and Ignatian Tradition

Oct 18, 2022
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Free and open to the public. This online symposium series is being organized by the American Cusanus SocietyNova Forum and the Lumen Christi Institute. Additional Cosponsors include CommonwealHarvard Catholic ForumAmerica Media, the St. Anselm Institute for Catholic Thought and the Collegium Institute.


About the Series | In light of Pope Francis’ call for global Catholic communities to enter into a two-year process on synodality, this six-part series will examine both the history of synods and the current dialogue around the future of synodality in the Church. This series is an opportunity to learn more about the topic in advance of the October 2023 Rome summit, “For a Synodal Church.” Pope Francis is inviting the entire Church to reflect on “this path of synodality which God expects of the Church of the third millennium,” an important part of the Church’s own process to achieving participation and living out mission.

For more information about the entire series, including other upcoming sessions, visit our series webpage.

About Session 5 | A dialogue exploring the roots of Pope Francis’s appeal to synodality, featuring Maria Clara Bingemer (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro) and Austen Ivereigh (Campion Hall, Oxford University), moderated by Peter Casarella (Duke Divinity School).