Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, president of the US Catholic bishops, sat down for a brief chat with the Register at the end of the first day of the Ordinary Synod on the Family.
The Archbishop of Louisville, KY, shared his first impressions of the meeting, possible problems with the new methodology, and how he valued Cardinal Peter Erdo's introductory relatio for the synod. He also echoed the Pope's words that the synod isn't a parliament but a communion of bishops which allows a "certain level of trust."
Your Excellency, what have been your first impressions of the synod?
Basically positive. I’m entering the synod with a very spiritual mindset. The Holy Father is basically saying to all of...READ MORE