Bishops of Canada reflect on pastoral accompaniment and on the situation in the Middle East
(CCCB – Ottawa)… On the fourth day of the Plenary Assembly of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), the Commission for Doctrine led a reflection on the elements and nature of pastoral accompaniment. This session of pastoral animation began with a recapitulation on the themes presented the day before by Cardinal Marc Ouellet in his second reflection on the Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia and was followed by discussions in breakout sessions. Later in the afternoon, the Bishops reflected on the situation in the Middle East from the perspective of the persecuted Christians in the region. This second session of pastoral animation was led by the Commission for Justice and Peace.