Keeping the faith: Will the Catholic Church’s reform process lead to change or cause more division?

Pope Francis has asked Catholics around the world to participate in an unprecedented series of meetings in which they can set out their opinions on faith and doctrine, but the answers he’s getting, including from Irish Catholics, have led to concerns of a major schism in the church

Pope Francis in St Peter's Square: the next step in the universal synod is for the Vatican to announce what it’s calling the ‘continental phase’, but questions remain about how that will play out. Picture: Getty