Participation of European LGBT+ Catholics in the global Synodal Process

The first stage of the current synod of the Roman Catholic church – – finished by submission of statements of participants from all around the world. The RCC Working group of the European Forum has also submitted a statement to the Vatican addressing various experiences among the European participants and raising proposals for action to the future synodal consultations.

Representatives of the RCC WG continue to work for inclusion of the LGBT+ catholic in the synodal process, which has been recently extended by the pope by a year till 2024. If you want to get involved or share your synodal experience, do get in touch with the secretary of the group, Miroslav Maťavka of Slovakia, via

Full RCC WG Synodal statement 2022 can be found below.