During the 300 years of suppression, they survived
in small home churches. Since 1850 they enjoyed freedom for more than 100 years. More than 50 years ago their freedom was oppressed anew, this time by the Roman Curia. Parishes and communities are shrinking. The faithful may again retread into small home churches. Read more
People of the way
With that name the first Christians were identified. Their gatherings were characterized by synodality.
Angela Berlis wrote about it in 2002
The ITC International Theological Commission published study in 2017
Room For Dialogue is supporting plans for ecumenical dialogues on matters of conscience like Amoris Laetitia, unwanted pregnancy, birth control, voluntary death, destination of life, unemployment, poverty, environmental care, empty pews, help for LGBT’s,
balance between law and love etc and a Dutch Catholic People's Synod
For the time being RFD has chosen for the system of Nederlandindialoog.
The main features are that 6-8 people on a table accept the attitude to listen to each others story for 10 minutes on turn and keep to only open questions.
This listening attitude is also called sinodality.
If you want to know about this, read more
For starting, attitude and procedure read more
Christianity is no religion
October 20 2017 in a lecture for some Belgian critical Catholics Jean-Pol Gallez painted the original meaning of the message of Jesus.
Supporting an Institute that is based on an evil deal, does not fit honest to God faithful people.
Many individual people have given their life for others like Jesus of Nazareth did 2000 years ago. He and they did so out of sorrow for the
underprivileged, not on behave of an association or religion of which they might have been member. However big organizations claim deeds of their members as their own. With such claims they
hide their own wrongdoings or emptiness and deceive ordinary faithful people. More
Jesus’s message was that the kingdom of justice had arrived. Unfortunately within a few years after the apostles went abroad, they obscured this message unwillingly. Paul and John set the trend. More
November 18 2018 there will be a folk synod for Catholics from all corners of the world at Aparecida Brasil.
Down here you will find the latest letter of the French coordinator, ten proposals, the idea of a shadow cabinet, the jobs involved and some comment. More
Ed H Schreurs, mentor
Edwin van den Oetelaar, technician
Kees Lambregts, teacher
Johan Callens, strategy
Peter vd Tillaard, p.r.
Michel Besnard, network