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Church teaching on trial

The recently published North American Final Document for the Continental Stage of the 2021–2024 Synod confirms suspicions that the discussions at the October 2023 Synod on Synodality will almost certainly center around the alleged failure of the Church to be inclusive, welcoming, and respectful, and that the Church’s teaching needs to be re-imagined so that various people will not feel rejected. Indeed, rejection of that teaching is accorded pride of place. [1]