Catholic Current – This Week’s Catholic Current: Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land, Mental Health Awareness, and Cardinals Speak about Synod
Pope Francis invited all people of faith to join him on October 27th for a day dedicated to prayer, fasting, and penance for peace and reconciliation in Israel and Gaza. Watch the CNS video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiuzrjveGv4
The bishops of the United States launched a mental health campaign on October 10th, Mental Health Day. It is a time when people from many nations are seeking to raise awareness and remove the stigma around issues concerning mental health. The bishops invite people to pray a special Novena for Mental Health.
As the Synod on Synodality continues in Rome, Catholic News Service has spoken with participants about their experiences:
WATCH: At the synod on synodality, Cardinal Tobin said a more inclusive church would better spread the Gospel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pK7nKJYa88g WATCH: Cardinal Cupich said the synod on synodality is advancing the place of women in the church: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWrbp9v5tYI
WATCH: Synod leaders respond to hopes and fears about their work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvTXUSmP3Ho