1. All and
solely ordained bishops of the patriarchal Church
they are constituted, excluding those mentioned in can.
953, 1 or
those who are punished by canonical penalties mentioned in cann. 1433 and 1434,
must be called to the synod of
the patriarchal Church. 2. With regard to eparchial
constituted outside the territorial boundaries of the
Church and titular bishops, particular law can restrict their deliberative
vote, with due regard for the canons
the election of the patriarch, bishops and candidates
mentioned in can. 149. 3. To expedite certain matters, according to the norm of
particular law or with the consent
permanent synod, others can be invited by the patriarch,
hierarchs who are not bishops and experts to give
opinions to the bishops gathered in the synod with due regard for can. 66, 2.