This morning in the Holy See Press Office, the final Message of the thirteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops was presented. The synodal assembly is taking place from 7 to 28 October and is examining the theme: “The New Evangelisation for the Transmission of the Christian Faith”.
Representing the Irish Bishops were Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin and Bishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA of Killaloe. Also participating were Archbishop John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan of Abuja whom the Holy Father named as a Cardinal during the Synod. The Secretary for the Commission on the Message was also appointed as a Cardinal, Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila, Philippines.
Read the full text from Vatican Information Service (VIS) here.