The Messy Synod on the Family

Bishop Robert Barron

October 23, 2014


Throughout the Extraordinary Synod on the Family, which concluded on October 19, there appeared a fair amount of hysteria. Some read the Synod as “an earthquake” while others bewailed it as a deep betrayal of Church teaching. In actuality, 

everyone should take a deep breath and allow the Holy Spirit to work in his preferred, often messy fashion.