Edith Stein and a Contemplative Humanity: Rowan Williams Addresses the Synod of Bishops | Father Richard Peers

This address is so profound, of such richness that it deserves re-reading many times, I am re-posting it here on August 9th, Feast of Edith Stein (Teresa Benedicta of the Cross) because of the reference to her.


The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Address to the Thirteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on The New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Christian Faith

Your Holiness, Reverend Fathers,

brothers and sisters in Christ – dear Friends

I am deeply honoured by the Holy Father’s invitation to speak in this gathering: as the Psalmist says, ‘Ecce quam…

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