Archbishop Wuerl Participates in Synod of Bishops at Vatican

October 06, 2008

Washington Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl is one of five bishops from the United States, and 253 from around the world, selected to participate in a Synod of Bishops convened by Pope Benedict XVI. The bishops will meet at the Vatican through October 26 to reflect upon and discuss Scripture, under the theme, The Word of God in the Life and Mission of the Church.

Archbishop Wuerl will write a regular online column for St. Anthony Messenger Press during the Synod, starting October 7. A longer interview with him in advance of the Synod is here.

Background on the Synod is online at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ website.

Catholic News Service also has a special section for Synod news coverage.

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