(9 Oct 09 - RV) Today at the Vatican the Synod for Africa held the 8th General Congregation.
Among the themes addressed during today’s discussions were the role of women religious
in the life of the church, the status of women and reconciliation. Today first time
the synod fathers heard from women religious. Festus Tarawaille of our Africa program
followed this morning’s session and spoke to us about the appeal for greater collaboration
with women religious….