Archive for September 23rd, 2016
Canadian Bishops Write Letter Affirming Importance of Laity / Zenit: The World Seen from Rome
Posted by Voice of the Faithful in Voice of the Faithful on September 23, 2016
Echo criticism of clericalism often made by Pope Francis
The Episcopal Commission for Doctrine of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) has released a new document entitled The Co-responsibility of the lay Faithful in the Church and the World.
“This pastoral letter explores the great responsibility of the laity in God’s plan for the world, in which they are not simply collaborators of the clergy but are truly “co-responsible” for the Church’s being and acting …”
- Click here to see this story on Zenit.org.
- Printed copies of the document are on sale from CCCB Publications (or by emailing email@example.com).
- Click here for a PDF of the CCCB’s The Co-responsibility of the Lay Faithful in the Church and the World.
- Click here to see Voice of the Faithful’s document Responsibilities & Rights of the Laity.