Letter of the Holy Father to the Methodist and Waldensian Churches for the annual opening of the Synod (20-25 August 2017)
The following is the letter that the Holy Father Francis sent to the Methodist and Waldensian Churches for the annual opening of the Synod, taking place in Torre Pellice, Turin, from 20 to 25 August:
Letter of the Holy Father
Dear brothers and sisters,
On the occasion of the opening of your annual Synod, I wish to express to you my closeness and that of the Catholic Church. I greet you fraternally and with great cordiality, and I assure you of remembrance in prayer.
I keep alive the memory of our recent encounters in Turin and in Rome,