‘Binding synodality’ we add to the list of oxymorons – those obviously incompatible concepts that people still stick together. Synods, that is, gatherings of bishops, do not bind anyone, in or out of conscience, unless the Bishop of Rome decrees they do by his ‘supreme, universal authority’. As the note added to the Dogmatic Constitution of the Church, Lumen Gentium, declares, there is no College of Bishops without the Head.
This particularly applies if what the synod teaches is contrary to the Depost of Faith, safeguarded and expounded by that same Holy Father.
So we should not worry overmuch about the synod

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