Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization


"Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization"

III Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

5-19 October 2014

Marriage and the family – what do Catholics around the world think? 

  • Austria: Die katholische Kirche in Österreich: Familien-Umfrage 
  • Belgium (Dutch): Syntheserapport van de Belgische Bisschoppenconferentie
  • Belgium (French): Rapport de synthèse de la Conférence épiscopale de Belgique
  • Germany: Summary of the responses from the German dioceses and archdioceses 
  • Japan: Response to the Secretariat of the Extraordinary Synod by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan
  • Malta: Maltese Episcopal Conference Preliminary Report
  • Switzerland: Umfrage zur Partnerschafts-, Ehe und Familienpastoral der katholischen Kirche – Ergebnisse
  • UK: Marriage and Family: The Call, the Journey and the Mission
  • USA:"What the People of God Said" - Thoughts and Reflection by Bishop Robert Lynch, St Petersburg, Florida, USA

Texts by Cardinal Walter Kasper:

Mgr Johan Bonny, Bishop of Antwerp, looks ahead to the Synod (letter 1 September 2014):

Institutions, organizations: