Faculty of Catholic Theology

Church Synodality in the 21st Century

22. Jan 2021, 9.00 am - 4.00 pm
Cooperation with the Catholic Academies of the Dioceses of Dresden-Meissen, Magdeburg and Erfurt and the Theological Research Centre at the University of Erfurt
Bundestagspräsident a.D. Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert, Berlin; Prof. Dr. Sabine Demel, Regensburg; Prof. Dr. Julia Knop, Erfurt; Prof. Dr. Andreas Krebs, Bonn
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The decisions of the "Meißner Synode" caused a sensation beyond the GDR, but also aroused resistance. A typical fate of synods in the Catholic Church? The "Synodal Path" of the Catholic Church in Germany aims to prove the opposite, and Pope Francis encourages us to rethink synodality for the Catholic Church in the 21st century.

The theme day invites us to discuss the opportunities and possibilities of synodality. For the current processes show: In order to meet the sensibilities and understanding of today's people, a new balance of power and authority is needed.

We ask for your registration at https://www.katholische-akademie-dresden.de/volle-macht. There you will also find the exact agenda.