Youth Synod News

Listen to Bishop Mark O'Toole of Plymouth on the opening day: 

Cardinal Nichols struck by "realism" in discussions at Youth Synod

Youth Bishop enjoys concert with Young People in the Vatican

Pope Francis at  a coffee break 

Bishop Brian McGee of Argyll and the Isles on hopes for Synod on Youth 

Cardinal Nichols on Week Two

Message to young people from Cardinal Tagle

Bishop Mark O'Toole on ther Youth Synod in Rome 

Cardinal: Uncomfortable Truths not pushed to one side at Youth Synod

Message to young people from Cardinal Cupich

Cardinal Nichols on Week Two of the Youth Synod - The Call to Love

Message from Cardinal Lacroix

Youth Synod echoes Saint Paul VI's vision of Church as a 'Living Mother' 

Cardinal Welcomes Seven Saints

Bishop Barron

Cardinal Schönborn’s message to young people

Cardinal: Bishops working on the Youth Synod's final document for Pope Francis

Synod Press Reviews Text and Links from

Julian Paparella: what I'm going to tell the Synod of Bishops


Pope calls bishops, young people to ‘dream and hope’ together


Francis warns youth synod bishops against 'falling into moralistic or elitist postures'


Pope Francis calls on synod to enable young people “to have the gift of prophecy and vision”


Pope asks bishops, young people to drop their prejudices as synod begins


Be lifeline of hope for youth alienated from church, pope tells synod


Learn from young to avoid 'moralistic or elitist postures', pope tells synod


Pope to Synod Fathers: don't allow past mistakes crush your dreams and hopes


Synod: Bp Keenan. Youth seek Church that leads them to Christ


Pope Francis: Synod is a time for sharing


What you need to know about the 2018 Synod on Young People




Archbishop Chaput’s First Synod Intervention at the Synod 2018 on Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment (October 4, 2018)


Bishop Frank’s Intervention at the Synod


Pope says Church depends on youth for its missionary dynamism


Synod, Day 3: Speaking to young people, not about them


Church's youngest cardinal points youth synod to God's word

Synod of Bishops: “How difficult it is to find dawn in twilight


Iraqi delegate at Synod says Young people need a “fast response”



Bishops asked to explain why women can't vote at youth synod


Vatican confirms synod’s final report to be voted on ‘part by part

Synod of Bishops: A Christian obligation to welcome migrants


Synod of Bishops drafting a message for world’s young people


Synod: African youth are at a crossroads, says Archbishop


Bishop Barron on the Synod, 'nones', existential peripheries and social media