NCR news editor Joshua McElwee, St. Joseph Sr. Katie Eiffe, and San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy in a NCR Live discussion (NCR screenshot/YouTube)
NCR news editor Joshua McElwee hosts a conversation about Pope Francis' vision for the 2021-23 Catholic Synod of Bishops with San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy and St. Joseph Sr. Katie Eiffe, director of synodal planning for the Diocese of Syracuse, New York.
- Just weeks before Catholic prelates worldwide open a first-of-its-kind consultation period for the Vatican's Synod of Bishops, many U.S. church officials were still figuring out exactly what that process will look like.
- Pope Francis on Oct. 10 officially launched the Vatican's high-stakes, two-year synod process in an opening Mass where he urged the global Catholic church to master the "art of encounter."
- All of NCR's coverage for the synod on synodality can be found here.