My friend Fr Murray has good comments in his EWTN analysis of the Synod’s work:
Fr. Murray touches on Pope Francis’ words about decentralization of the Curia. Robert Royal admits that he doesn’t know what Francis meant by decentralization and a transformation of the papacy.
Fr. Murray thinks that this Synod reveals what great trouble we are in as a Church. It is important, however, that we reaffirm our commitment to Catholic Truth. We must strengthen family life. Royal thinks it is good that we don’t have departures from Catholic teaching in the Final Report. I think that’s damning with faint praise. It is positive to be talking about some thorny issues. However, confused messages are being sent out. I posted a while back a seriously deficient and confusing TV spot from Chicago as an example.