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It is the hour of the laity

· In the life of the people of Latin America ·

and the clock stands still

In the life of Latin-American people “it is the hour of the laity, and “it seems the clock is standing still”: Pope Francis writes to Cardinal Marc Ouellet in a letter that pulls together and delves into the reflections born from the plenary of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America, presided by the prelate in March on the theme: “the involvement of laity in public life”.

Pope Francis' Letter to Cardinal Ouellet




St. Peter’s Square

Oct. 24, 2019