martedì 26 settembre 2023

Rome readies for pre-game frenzy ahead of the Super Bowl of Synods

(John L. Allen Jr., Crux) As Americans know well, the Super Bowl is no longer just a football game. It’s an entire fortnight of pre-game festivities, collectively creating one of the most frenzied periods on the country’s annual calendar. In a similar vein, if the Synod of Bishops on Synodality is this fall’s Catholic equivalent of the Super Bowl, the next few days are similarly chock-full of what might be described as pre-game activities, creating a extremely busy period in and around Rome. (...)