Whose Synod, Which Synodality?

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the many interpretations of synodality in view of the upcoming synod in October:

“Catholics should avoid naive optimism about the Synod and resist calls to the sort of reckless innovation that did so much damage to the Church in the wake of the Second Vatican Council. But we should also be wary of the sort of thoroughgoing cynicism which, in attempting to fend off disaster, also precludes a genuine openness to the promptings of the Holy Spirit.”

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