Paus Fransiskus dan Gereja Sinodal


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The synodal Church wants to realize the idea of the Church as a communion that has been stirred up since the Second Vatican Council. By working up the synodal Church, Pope Francis emphasizes the primacy of the People of God as the main agent of ecclesiastical life and as the goal of ministries in the Church. The synodal Church wants to realize the Trinitarian communion and the mission of God through the Church to unite all people. For the optimal participation of the People of God, the pope encouraged the development of the sensus fidelium and the expansion of spaces that used for consultation (collegial forums) and new ways of working in the ministries and leaderships of the Church.


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