Archbishop Charles Scicluna, the Archbishop of Malta, responded to journalists at the Synod of Bishops on Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment, reflecting on the words of Archbishop Anthony Fisher of Sydney and the Synod’s approach to addressing clerical sexual abuse.
Here are the stories we covered on today's edition of Perspectives Daily:
Pope Francis reflects on how we can learn from both Mary and Martha.
Retired Chilean Archbishop Francisco José Cox is being investigated on accusations of abuse.
Archbishop Charles Scicluna speaks to journalists about the Synod’s approach to addressing clerical sexual abuse.
Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Bombay, India, speaks about his impressions of the Synod and expectations for what's ahead.
Maryssa Gabriel offers her voice to "Voices of Synod 2018."
In addition to those, here are some of the latest Catholic news stories from around the world making headlines today:
Abuse crisis, role of women recurring themes at synod, members say. During the early days of the Synod of Bishops on young people, bishops have set aside the agenda to discuss the serious scandals and unfolding allegations affecting the Church. The role of women in society and in the Church has also been a recurring theme at the Synod.
Indian 'people's charter' launched. Initiated within a forum sponsored by Jesuits in Social Action, more than 100 voluntary church and other groups in India have drafted a people's manifesto focused on poverty alleviation as the nation heads towards national and state elections.
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