Instrumentum laboris Synod 2018: The fundamental choices

Instrumentum Laboris Synod 2018: The fundamental choices

According cardinal Baldisseri, general secretary of the Synod of Bishops, “the Instrumentum Laboris has been drawn up according to the “method of discernment”. Pope Francis, in Evangelii Gaudium (51), presents the process of discernment with three verbs: to recognize, to interpret, and to choose. So the text was divided into three parts, each referring to one of the three verbs.