The 2023 phase of the Synod on Synodality has concluded in Rome.

The participants from all over the world have agreed a document which summarises the key issues discussed.

During the next year, local faith communities are asked to consider the topics further before a final synodal gathering in Rome in October 2024.

The synthesis document is only available in Italian now. However, a report from Vatican News in English is a good summary. 

Read the report here.

The Synod meeting place in the VaticanThe Synod meeting place in the Vatican.

Bishop of Raphoe, Bishop Alan McGuckian SJ, relates how the Synod functioned.