They already do…
What will transpire at the Synod?
...Pope Francis finds himself in a daunting position. His immediate predecessors, from Paul VI to Benedict XVI, seemed to lock the church into a series of positions—on divorce, contraception, sexuality, the celibate priesthood, the ordination of women, and homosexuality—that are at radical variance with the beliefs and practices of the majority of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics…
The New Yorker
SEE: OCTOBER 13, 2014
A Bombshell Document at the Vatican Synod
BY ALEXANDER STILLE