What is a synod?
From Wednesday the 3rd of October until Sunday 28th, 260 bishops and 36 youth are meeting in Rome to discuss and advise the Pope on how the Church can better minister to the youth, particularly in matters of faith and vocational discernment. Here's a short explanatory video on what a synod is.
"God saw everything that he had made, and behold it was very good"
First of a two-part article on creation, in the series "The Light of Faith."
eBook: “Faith and Reason according to Benedict XVI”
Free eBook for downloading with several addresses on the relationship between faith and reason.