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Indian Catholic bishops to focus on ‘synodal path’ in plenary assembly

Catholic bishops from Latin dioceses in the country are expected to discuss how to incorporate the Gospel into the daily lives of the faithful

The 34th plenary assembly of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of India this ’month will focus on “telling the story of Jesus” in “the synodal way.”

Catholic bishops from Latin dioceses in the country are expected to discuss how to incorporate the Gospel into the daily lives of the faithful.

In a media statement, the CCBI said the goal of the meeting is to strengthen the faith and mission of the Church in India in the face of the challenges and opportunities facing the Catholic Church in the country.



Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, pro-prefect of the Dicastery for Evangelization, will deliver a message during the gathering, while a message from Pope Francis will be read by Bishop George Antonysamy, CCBI vice president.

Cardinal Tagle is expected to present a reflection on the theme “Telling Jesus’ Story in Our Context: The Synodal Way.””

Monsignor Joseph Sayer, former director of Misereor, will speak on the second day on “Predicate Evangelium and its implications for life and leadership in the Church.”

Bishop Anil Joseph Thomas Couto, secretary general of CCBI, will discuss “Synodal relationship with other Christians.”

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Felix Machado, Archbishop of Vasai, will speak on “Synodal Relationships with Neighbor Religions,” while Bishop Allwyn D’Silva, chairman of CCBI’s Commission for Ecology, will speak on “Synodal Relations with Mother Earth.”

Father M.A. Joseph, CSsR, will give a recollection talk and present the commissions’ reports on Basic Ecclesial Communities, Bible, Canon Law, and Catechetics on the third day.

The last two days have been set aside for business sessions and presentations of reports of the regional bishop’s council.

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