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Bishop Grech takes charge of Synod of Bishops

New secretary-general discusses ecclesiology under lockdown and challenges facing the Church

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Bishop Grech takes charge of Synod of Bishops

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Bishop Mario Grech is the new secretary-general of the Synod of Bishops. Born in Malta in 1957, he was appointed bishop of Gozo in 2005 by Benedict XVI. From 2013 to 2016, he was president of the Episcopal Conference of Malta. On Oct. 2, 2019, Pope Francis appointed him pro-secretary general of the Synod of Bishops.

In this capacity he participated in the Synod on the Amazon. Bishop Grech’s pastoral experience is extensive. His friendliness and ability to listen to questions prompted us to have a free-running conversation.

Starting with the condition of the Church in the time of the pandemic — ecclesiology under lockdown — and the related important challenges for today, we naturally moved on to reflections on the sacraments, evangelization, the meaning of human fraternity, and therefore of synodality, which Bishop Grech sees as closely connected.

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