ENCOUNTER – MEOR Director Meets General Secretary of Vatican’s Synod of Bishops

The Rev. Matthew A. Laferty, director of the Methodist Ecumenical Office Rome, along with World Methodist Council vice president Ms. Gillian Kingston met H.Em. Cardinal Mario Grech, general secretary of the Synod of Bishops, on Thursday, 21 January 2022. During their hour-long meeting, Rev. Laferty and Ms. Kingston discussed Methodist understandings of synodality and Cardinal Grech explained the Catholic Church’s synodal process.