Prayers for the Synod fathers

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles - email) | Sep 30, 2015

With the Synod of Bishops opening its crucial meeting this coming Sunday, it’s time for some concerted prayers. There’s no good reason not to join in the Adopt a Synod Father initiative, and pray for one of the bishops who will be participating in the discussions.

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at CatholicCulture.org. See full bio.

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  • Posted by: james-w-anderson8230 - Oct. 03, 2015 12:03 AM ET USA

    I was assigned Cardinal Godfried Danneels, archbishop emeritus of Mechelen-Brussel, Belgium.

  • Posted by: Jeff Mirus - Sep. 30, 2015 1:57 PM ET USA

    I second the motion, although it does prove the point that “conspiracies” can take many different forms....