Category Archives: Synod of Bishops

Archbishop Gregory’s address at synod for Africa

VATICAN CITY — Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Atlanta spoke before the Synod of Bishops for Africa Oct. 5. The Vatican released the full text of his remarks today: “I welcome this opportunity to summarize the importance that this Second Synod … Continue reading

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An opening on women lectors?

VATICAN CITY — Probably the most newsy — and somewhat unexpected — item in the final propositions of the Synod of Bishops on the Bible was a proposal to allow women to be officially installed in the ministry of lector. The … Continue reading

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After the synod, how will you use your Bible?

Now that the world Synod of Bishops has said that Catholics should each own — and use — a Bible, what ideas can you give for all of us to accomplish that in our busy lives? Just open and fill … Continue reading

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Women in the Bible

Don’t miss our feature, just posted this afternoon on our synod page, on women in the Bible. As the story notes, numerous women from the Old and New Testaments appear in the Bible as inspiring examples of faith and leadership. … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Ruth, Chapter 2 – Love and integrity

By Uta Sievers Special to Catholic News Service I sat down with the Book of Ruth and started reading Chapter 2. Following what is described as an Ignatian method for reading and praying with the Scriptures, I imagine myself as … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Ruth, Chapter 1 – Guided by a dream

By Uta Sievers Special to Catholic News Service Today, I sat down with the Book of Ruth and started reading Chapter 1. Using a method for reading and praying with the Scriptures that is attributed to St Ignatius Loyola, I … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Judith 12-13 – A woman serving God

By Uta Sievers Special to Catholic News Service Continuing with the Book of Judith, I focused on Chapter 12 and Chapter 13. Using the method of praying with Scripture known as Ignatian contemplation (or Ignatian imagining), I continued to read … Continue reading

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