Here below are the complete texts of the “expanded intervention” released by Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, Archbishop of Louisville, Ky., and president of the U.S. Catholic Bishops, and that of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, Archbishop of Philadelphia.
The two American synod fathers, who made their interventions public in accordance with the synod rules, gave their three minute interventions in the opening sessions of the Synod on the Family that runs until Oct. 25.
Archbishop Kurtz’s intervention:
My Hope for the Synod: Calling Forth and Forming Missionary Families in Christ
“In one of Pope Francis’ weekly reflections on marriage and the family leading up to the synod on the family, he...READ MORE