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The Roman Synod of Bishops on Families 2015

From October 4 to 25 the 14th. regular synod of Bishops takes place in Rome under the title "The Vocation and Mission of the Familly in the Church and contemporary World". The extraordinary synod of Bishops 2014 last year served as preparation.
All dioceses worldwide are - similar to 2014 - invited, to participate all believers on the opinion formation. Depending on the different dioceses this aim is realized in different approaches.
Some dioceses have compiled a questionnaire based on that one published by the Vatican (see below).

Links with important informations:

Further links

Catholic Press


Catholic Lay Associations

bulletPetition to Pope Francis: Let Pope Francis know you would like him to reaffirm categorically the Catholic teaching that divorced and civilly remarried Catholics cannot receive Holy Communion and that homosexual unions are contrary to Divine and natural law. - See more at: http://filialappeal.org/
bulletVoice of the Family ... is an initiative of catholic laity formed in support of the synod on the family 2014-2015: http://voiceofthefamily.info/wordpress/


bulletRoman Curia: Compilation 'Synod of Bishops': http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/synod/index.htm
bulletVatican: Report on the synod 2014 as preparation of the synod 2015 and Questions Aimed at a Response to and an In-Depth Examination of the Relatio Synodi Preliminary Question Applicable to All Sections of the Relatio Synodi. Does the description of the various familial situations in the Relatio Synodi correspond to what exists in the Church and society today? What missing aspects should be included?

Dioceses & Bishop Conferences

bulletUSCCB: 2014-2015 Synods of Bishops on the Family: http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/marriage-and-family/2014-2015-synods-of-bishops-on-the-family.cfm

Encyclicas & Apostolic Notices

bulletEncyclica "Humanae Vitae": http://w2.vatican.va/content/paul-vi/en/encyclicals/documents/hf_p-vi_enc_25071968_humanae-vitae.html


bulletQuestionnaire on Matrimony & Families by German students (until 20.03.2015):
Info: https://www.soscisurvey.de/synod2015/?info , questionnaire: https://www.soscisurvey.de/synod2015/ 
bulletSchedule of events:

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Last update of this page: 10.08.2019