Italian synod observer Federica Ancona speaks during small group discussion at the Synod of Bishops on young people, the faith and vocational discernment at the Vatican Oct. 19. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Last week at the synod, the Circoli Minori
(small language groups) discussed Part III of the Instrumentum laboris
: "Choosing: Paths of Pastoral and Missionary Conversion."
Today at the General Congregation
(a meeting of all synod participants), as the synod goes into its final week, the fourteen groups presented their reports on last week's discussions. Each week, we have been bringing you links to the original reports. (Here's where you can find the reports for Part I
and Part II
These reports are a great way to gauge the progress of the Synod as a whole, as they reveal the broad scope of opinions coming from the lived experience of Catholics across the globe. They also demonstrate in a very real way the necessary dialogue that takes place within the Church.
In order to read these reports
, visit the official Vatican website for the Synod, where they are presented in their original languages (with the English groups first): http://www.synod2018.va/content/synod2018/en/news/reports-from-the-small-group-discussions-on-the-iii-part-of-the-.html
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