As Day two of this summit wound down Friday evening, the keynote from the initial of 3 ladies slated to speak – Linda Ghisoni, now a #three official at the Dicastery for Laity, Loved ones, Life – brought a spontaneous response from the Pope, who highlighted her testimony as “the church speaking as herself”: that is, a woman’s charism, in contrast to the (all-male) clerics who could only speak “about” the church.
With that understanding in thoughts, this final day of the talks (its concentrate on “transparency”) brought an astonishing 1-two punch of a type these gatherings are by no indicates utilised to, each from the remaining ladies on the roster – initial, this morning’s opening word by Nigerian Holy Kid Sister Veronica Openibo, 1 of a number of delegates representing the leadership of the world’s female religious orders….
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…and from the Doyenne of the Vatican Press Corps, Valentina Alazraki – the 4-decade veteran correspondent for Mexico’s dominant Televisa network, who logged her 150th papal tour on the road final month Fulltext:
Even though Alazraki’s searing speak marked the finish of the meeting’s “business enterprise” portion, the final word remains the most essential of all – what is anticipated to be an in depth closing speech by the Pope following tomorrow’s morning Mass.