The cardinal said that the participation of young Catholics in this synod makes it a very different experience from those he has previously attended.
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Cardinal Wilfrid Napier of South Africa, a major figure at the 2015 synod, discusses the Church in Africa, race relations and the fruits of the synod.
Critics say Father Antonio Spadaro’s November reflection on the 2015 synod in La Civiltà Cattolica continues to push a narrative that is contrary to Church teaching.
The South African cardinal explained how last year’s problems have been constructively addressed, but some concerns remain about the remainder of the synod process.
Venezuelan Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino said the letter ‘is a very small thing compared with the wonderful work that’s being done by the almost 400 people working at the synod.’
The Oct. 5 letter, leaked to the public by veteran Vatican watcher Sandro Magister, expresses, in part, their concern that excess attention is being given to doctrinal and theological debates rather than reinforcing the dignity of marriage and the family.
The South-African cardinal responded to a report that claimed that Cardinal Kasper speaks for Pope Francis.