The Catholic Church must continue discerning its future by listening to everyone, starting with the poorest and excluded, after the assembly of the Synod of Bishops closes its first session, participants said in a letter addressed to the "People of God."
In order for the Church to advance her noble mission in the world, she remains in continuous need of deeply learned, faithful, and innovative leaders, within the Church and throughout the wider culture.
I’ve just finished my first week here in Rome for the Synod on Synodality. On my first day, while waiting for the first press briefing, I sat at a restaurant just a couple of blocks from the Vatican and engaged in conversation with American tourists seated at the next table.
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