Catholic Culture, Phil Lawler:
Last week, as this year’s meeting of the Synod on Synodality moved toward a close, I noticed that my Catholic friends were divided into two camps. Some were following the news from the Synod carefully. They would stop me after Mass and quiz me anxiously about the latest reports. Others were only vaguely (if at all) aware that the Synod was meeting. They were no less intelligent, no less serious about their faith. But they lived—as most good Catholics usually live—by the principle that one can sail on the barque of Peter without paying close attention to what’s happening in the engine room. Continue reading here.