Synod Assemblies: Ordinary General - General Extraordinary - Special

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Ordinary General Assemblies

2018 Fifteenth Ordinary General Assembly. Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment

2015 Fourteenth Ordinary General Assembly. The Vocation And Mission Of The Family In The Church And The Contemporary World

2012 Thirteenth Ordinary General Assembly. The New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Christian Faith

2008 Twelfth Ordinary General Assembly. The Word of God in the Life and the Mission of the Church

2005 Eleventh Ordinary General Assembly. The Eucharist: Source and Summit of the Life and Mission of the Church

2001 Tenth Ordinary General Assembly. The Bishop: Servant of the Gospel of Jesus Christ for the Hope of the World

1994 Ninth Ordinary General Assembly. The Consecrated Life and Its Role in the Church and in the World

1990 Eighth Ordinary General Assembly. The Formation of Priests in Circumstances of the Present Day

1987 Seventh Ordinary General Assembly. The Vocation and Mission of the Lay Faithful in the Church and in the World

1983 Sixth Ordinary General Assembly. Penance and Reconciliation in the Mission of the Church

1980 Fifth Ordinary General Assembly. The Christian Family

1977 Fourth Ordinary General Assembly. Catechesis in our Time

1974 Third Ordinary General Assembly. Evangelization in the Modern World

1971 Second Ordinary General Assembly. The Ministerial Priesthood and Justice in the World

1967 First Ordinary General Assembly. Preservation and strengthening of the Catholic faith, its integrity, its force, its development, its doctrinal and historical coherence


General Extraordinary Assemblies

2014 Third Extraordinary General Assembly. Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization

1985 Second Extraordinary General Assembly. The Twentieth Anniversary of the Conclusion of the Second Vatican Council

1969 First Extraordinary General Assembly. Cooperation between the Holy See and the Episcopal Conferences



Special Assemblies

2019 Special Assembly for the Amazon. Amazonia: New Paths for the Church and for an Integral Ecology

2010 Special Assembly for the Middle East - The Catholic Church in the Middle East: Communion and Witness

2009 Second Special Assembly for Africa. The Church in Africa at the Service of Reconciliation, Justice and Peace

1999 Second Special Assembly for Europe. Jesus Christ, Alive in His Church, Source of Hope for Europe

1998 Special Assembly for Oceania. Jesus Christ and the Peoples of Oceania: Walking His Way, Telling His Truth, Living His Life"

1998 Special Assembly for Asia. Jesus Christ the Saviour and His Mission of Love and Service in Asia: ‘...That They May Have Life, and Have it Abundantly’

1997 Special Assembly for America. Encounter with the Living Jesus Christ: the Way to Conversion, Communion and Solidarity in America

1995 Special Assembly for Lebanon. Christ is Our Hope: Renewed by His Spirit, in Solidarity We Bear Witness to His Love

1994 First Special Assembly for Africa. The Church in Africa and Her Evangelizing Mission Towards the Year 2000: ‘You Shall Be My Witnesses’ (Acts 1:8)

1991 First Special Assembly for Europe. So that we might be witnesses of Christ who has set us free

1980 Particular Synod for the Netherlands. The Pastoral Situation in the Netherlands