Looking at the ecumenical dimension of the synodal process

On Wednesday, January 12, 2021, the Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs (OEIA) of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (FABC), in collaboration with the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and the General Secretariat of the Synod bishops, organized an online meeting

January 14, 2022

Representatives of the Episcopal Conferences of Asia.


VATICAN:
On Wednesday, January 12, 2021, the Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs (OEIA) of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (FABC), in collaboration with the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and the General Secretariat of the Synod bishops, organized an online meeting on the ecumenical dimension of the synodal process.

The meeting followed up on the joint letter on this issue that Cardinals Kurt Koch and Mario Grech sent to the Bishops Responsible for Ecumenism on October 28, 2021.

Eighteen people, including Archbishops Julian Leow and Simon Poh, represented the region of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei. A

fter the introduction of the theme, Msgr. Brian Farrell, secretary of the PCPCU, and Sr. Nathalie Becquart, under-secretary of the synod of bishops, answered questions from the representatives of the various episcopal conferences.

The meeting, which brought together more than 70 representatives of Asian Episcopal Conferences from more than 20 countries, was an opportunity to offer practical suggestions for implementing the ecumenical dimension of the synodal process in the dioceses, as well as in episcopal conferences and synods of the FABC. — christianunity.va

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