Many bloggers will be hanging on every word. Not the Bear. He hasn't the stomach for it, especially while suffering from ursine distemper. After the dust settles, things probably won't be much worse than the were before the synod. As the Bear has said before, we don't get the cool Church, the stable and has-it-all-together Church. On the best of days, we get the lavender Church teetering on outright heresy as Father Mario preaches unhinged homilies from the rafters.
We get to be the Bat Christians in a sad little Church that has seen much better days. If so, then this is God's will, which might have something to do with what we all do with this situation. Or not.
All things considered, however, the Bear would rather hang upside down (which was a crowd-pleaser in Munich back in the Bear's performing days) as a Bat Christian than be an about-to-be-tortured Christian. The Bear's not going anywhere. But he might get really angry, which would do no good, for all its entertainment value.
In fact, let the Bear just hoist the yellow banner and declare October Bear Danger Awareness Month,