14 October 2021
After 16 sessions across six days, the First Assembly of the Plenary Council has wrapped up.
The process of members listening to each other in those various forums has planted promising seeds and raised important questions for all.
As the concluding statement outlined, the members “have experienced and expressed the range of emotions that come with facing profound issues together, holding in tension diverse interpretations and expectations.”
With 9 months between the first and second assemblies, now comes a time for prayer, reflection, maturation and development.