- George Weigel recalls the teachings on the family of Pope St. John Paul II, whose memorial we celebrate today, and finds strong parallels in the pontificate of Pope Francis.
- His Beatitude, Sviatoslav Shevchuk, Major-Archbishop of Kyiv-Halyč, draws on his experience as head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in addressing the Synod about the need for the Church to defend the family.
- Hlib Lonchyna, Bishop of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Eparchy of the Holy Family in London, insists: “The Face of God Is Mercy, But Mercy Is Not Gift Wrap.”
- Anca Maria Cernea, M.D., the president of the Association of Catholic Doctors of Bucharest, addresses the Synod in her role as Auditor of Synod-2015.
Letter Number Twenty | Xavier Rynne II, ed. | First Things