synods of bishops


Symposia, Study Days, and Seminars

10-12 September 2015: International Symposium, Rome

Faithful Voices, Discerning Hearts: Marriage and Family in Church and Society

6 February 2015: Study Day, Catholic University Leuven

On the Vatican Questionnaire in Preparation of the Second Synod of the Family

31 October 2014: Seminar, Catholic University Leuven

Married Catholic Priests: Perspectives on Priestly and Marital Spirituality

23 October 2014: Book launch, Lay Center at Foyer Unitas, Rome

Post-Synod Launch of the INTAMS book A Cuore Aperto

13 October 2014: Panel Dialogue, Lay Center at Foyer Unitas, Rome

A Dialogue with John L. Allen Jr, Associate Editor, The Boston Globe and Crux

1 October 2014: Study Day, LUMSA University, Rome

Women of Faith and the Family: Between Tradition and Modernity

17 May 2014: Study Day, St. Benet's College, Oxford

The Christian Vocation of the Laity

12 May: Study Day, Catholic University Leuven

"A Growing Gap?" Catholic Pastoral Workers and Volunteers' Perceptions of Family Life and Church Teaching in Flanders (in Dutch)

Theme issue of INTAMS review vol. 20/1 (2014)

Towards the Synods of Bishops 2014 & 2015: A Multi-National Survey and Analysis of Initiatives, Trends, and Perspectives

verso il Sinodo dei Vescovi 2014-2015: Una indagine multi-nazionale: Analisi delle iniziative, tendenze e prospettive

Vorbereitung auf die Bischofssynode 2014 & 2015: Übersicht und Analyse von Initiativen, Trends und Perspektiven weltweit

Hacia los Sínodos de los Obispos en 2014 y 2015: Un estudio y análisis multinacional de iniciativas, tendencias y perspectivas

Vers le Synode des Évêques de 2014 et 2015: Étude multinationale et analyse des initiatives, tendances et perspectives

Focusing on their own country/region/diocese and based on their academic expertise and/or pastoral background, renowned authors from Europe, Africa, North-America, Latin-America, Asia and Australia comment on the Lineamenta in this Special Theme Issue of the INTAMS review - Journal for the Study of Marriage & Spirituality.

How was the announcement of the Synod/the questionnaire received and followed-up in their country/region/diocese?
What has the announcement of the synod and the ensuing consultation process revealed about how the church in their country/region/diocese deals with issues of marriage and family life?
What expectations does the church in their country have for the upcoming synod?