Fr. Pete Henriot, an American Jesuit, is the director of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection in Lusaka, Zambia. He has an opinion piece on AllAfrica.com about the upcoming synod of African bishops. It is the second such synod, the last one being convened in 1994.
Henriot writes that after reading the instrumentum laboris, the working document the bishops will use to prepare for the synod, he was
Of all the points that the synod could emphasize, Henriot points to three that he sees are critical. To points are included in the instrumentum laboris.