Synod: Church can only be reformed by insights into message of Jesus

Synod: Church can only be reformed by insights into message of Jesus Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh leads delegates on a prayer walk at a pre-synodal assembly at Clonmacnoise Monastery, Co. Offaly, in June 2022. Photo: (CNS photo/Clodagh Kilcoyne, Reuters)
The Church stops listening to the voice of the Lord when it follows cultural changes and ceases “to be a stone in society’s shoe”, according to Bishop Donal McKeown of the Diocese of Derry. In his homily on Sunday Bishop McKeown said that Jesus “challenges our cosy assumptions” about God and being Christ’s follower, and…
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