19 October 2023, The Tablet

True and false reformers

The submission and patience so often demanded of reformers involves ... a kind of self-abnegation.

True and false reformers

Pope Francis sits in on synodal discussions in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall.

The journey of synodality that Francis is advocating is an audacious attempt to set the Church on a new path – but he is following a model of change with roots deep in the history of the Church.
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Comment by: Sr. Gabriela of the Incarnation, O.C.D.
Posted: 21/10/2023 22:34:43
St. Teresa of Avila wrote, “If anyone should see that her Order is falling away in anything, let her try to be a stone on which it can be rebuilt. The Lord will help in this.” (“Found.” 4, 7). I think that this is valid for those who see the Church falling away in anything.