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Synod offers concrete suggestions for New Evangelization

Catholic World News - October 29, 2012

In a final list of 58 propositions submitted to Pope Benedict XVI, the Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization said that the Church must combat challenges including “at times outright religious persecution, at other times a widespread indifference, interference, restriction, or harassment.”

The propositions approved in the final sessions of a Synod are regarded as confidential, since they are offered as suggestions to the Roman Pontiff. However Pope Benedict authorized the release of the 58 propositions, together with unofficial translations.

Among their recommendations, the Synod fathers suggested:

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