· Vatican City ·

30 September 2023

To the Synod

Since the beginning of his pontificate, Pope Francis has incessantly sort to stimulate the Church to continuous regeneration. The rallying cry of his inspiring programme has been, “An outgoing church” from the outset.  However, one does not go out to go out, to escape, to disperse; instead, one goes out to meet others, to walk together, and to find oneself.

At No. nine of the Pope’s encyclical Lumen Fidei, which was written together with Benedetto XVI, it states “Faith sees to the extent that it walks.”