Synod fathers were surprised by the media's first reactions to the working document "as if the pope has declared... as if the synod has decided."
"The Gospel is not a bag of lead that trails heavily behind us, but rather a source of joy that leads the heart to God and urges us to serve our brethren. ”
"No person, no group, no minority can lie outside the circle of our concern or our commitment to reach out."
UPDATED Calendar of opportunities to Join in prayer during October, Respect Life Month.