Category Archives: Synod of Bishops

Pope Benedict as Bible blogger?

VATICAN CITY — The Synod of Bishops on the Bible heard an unusual suggestion Tuesday morning when a Hong Kong observer asked Pope Benedict to start up his own daily blog on Scripture. Agnes Kam Leng Lam, president of the … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Judith, Chapter 10 – Hanging on to tradition

By Uta Sievers Special to Catholic News Service Today, I sat down again with the Book of Judith and started reading Chapter 10. Following the method of “Ignatian contemplation” (a way for reading and praying with the Scriptures that has … Continue reading

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Better homilies, better readers: That’s the ticket

VATICAN CITY — The need for better homilies and the importance of lectors carefully, slowly and clearly proclaiming the word have been insistently recurring themes at the world Synod of Bishops on the Bible. Auxiliary Bishop Anton Leichtfried of Sankt … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Judith, Chapter 8 — Fighting for right

By Uta Sievers Special to Catholic News Service I sat down with the Book of Judith and started reading Chapter 8. Following what is often described as an Ignatian method for reading and praying with the Scriptures, I took a … Continue reading

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The Road to Emmaus: The synod’s favorite Bible story

By a huge margin, the Bible story quoted most often during the first week of the world Synod of Bishops on the Bible has been the story of the disciples meeting Jesus on the road to Emmaus, said Basilian Father … Continue reading

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Church teachings in your pocket

VATICAN CITY — The U.S.-based Apostolate for Family Consecration is offering bishops attending the world synod on sacred Scripture a free MP3 video player preloaded with commentaries on church teaching. The black, pocket-sized video player has more than 45 hours … Continue reading

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Worth a look during the synod

As you follow the world Synod of Bishops on Scripture at the Vatican this month, here are two Web sites that might be worth your time: — On our synod page we’ve posted a link to a new slideshow of … Continue reading

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