I received this from a priest reader.
I am confused.
I thought that a Synod of Bishops was a group of Bishops. That is also what Canon 342 says.
But according to Fr. Thomas Reese the recent Synod also included nine priests and one brother as voting members.
I can understand the Synod inviting people who are not Bishops to provide input – but I cannot understand how a Synod of Bishops can be a Synod of Bishops if any people who are not bishops have voting rights. HERE
So was it really a Synod of Bishops?
Perhaps next time a female Muslim will have voting rights.
Dear “confused” reader,
In your simplicity you don’t see the bigger picture.
This is easily explained.
Perhaps if you were a highly trained professional like me, you would understand.
You see… it’s like this….
… like this…
I’ve got nothing.