Father Flynn lays out how different churches are trying to make contact with unchurched young people. Most of the approaches are social in nature.

Those who engage regularly in evangelization will have noticed that attachment to non-Catholic churches is mainly social; people are comfortable with and in their church communities.

Should the Catholic Church supplement its rich theology with more welcoming community outreaches, much like the early Christians did?

David A. Hogg
Toronto, Canada

Africa Synod Propositions 41-50

VATICAN CITY, OCT. 30, 2009 (Zenit.org).- Here are Nos. 41-50 of the 57 propositions that were published unofficially Saturday by the synod press office at the conclusion of the Second Special Assembly for Africa of the Synod of Bishops on the theme The Church in Africa at the Service of Reconciliation, Justice and Peace.»