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Permanent Synodal Church — A Progressive Jesuit Cardinal’s ‘Dream’ Come True

Thomas CoexCardinal Carlo Maria Martini of Milan visits St. Peter’s Basilica on April 12, 2005.

Today’s announcement of a three-year process for the upcoming synod on synodality appears to reflect the ideas of the Jesuit Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, who viewed synodality as a vehicle for questioning Church teaching.