Twenty-First General Congregation

VATICAN CITY, OCT 19, 2001 (VIS) - This morning, in the presence of the Holy Father and 228 synod fathers, the Twenty-First General Congregation was held during which there was the first vote on the post-synodal council and the presentation of a draft of the final message of the Synod. The president delegate on duty was Cardinal Ivan Dias, archbishop of Bombay, India. A general discussion of the final message then took place during which 27 synod fathers spoke.

This afternoon there will be no general congregation. However the relator general, the special secretary and the language group moderators will compile the proposals made in the preceding days.

No general congregations are scheduled for tomorrow, although the compilation of proposals will continue.

Vatican Information Service
19. oktober 2001

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