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Synod2018: Letter to Young People to be Prepared

Eight-Member Commission Assigned

A statement said that “some synod fathers have offered to write a letter to young people from all over the world during this synod”: “With the consent of the Holy Father, a commission is responsible for the composition of the text, which will be submitted to the review of the Assembly. ”

The members of the commission reflect the different geographical origins and different categories of participants in the synod: a cardinal (Africa) and three bishops (France, Australia, Argentina), two young people (United States, Indonesia), Fr Alois (Taizé) and a priest (Italy):

Synod Fathers (4):

Cardinal Dieudonné NZAPALAINGA, Sp.CS, Archbishop of Bangui (Central African Republic);

Emmanuel GOBILLIARD, Auxiliary Bishop of Lyon (France);

Anthony Colin FISHER, OP, Archbishop of Sydney (Australia);

Bishop Eduardo Horacio GARCÍA, Bishop of San Justo (Argentina).

Young auditors (2):

Ms. Briana Regina SANTIAGO, Apostles of the Inner Life (United States);

Ms. Anastasia INDRAWAN, Member of the Youth Committee of the Indonesian Bishops’ Conference (Indonesia).

Special Envoy (1):

Brother ALOIS, prior of the ecumenical community of Taizé (France).

Expert (1):

P. Michele FALABRETTI, Head of the National Service for the Ministry of Youth of the Italian Episcopal Conference (Italy).

About Anita Bourdin

France. Journalist accreditated to the Holy See press office since 1995. Started Zenit in french in january 1999. Classical litterature (Paris IV-Sorbonne). Master in journalism (IJRS Bruxelles). Biblical theology (PUG, Rome).

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