Greetings from Baltimore, for today’s USCCB edition of The Tuesday Pillar Post. We are here in Charm City because the U.S. bishops’ conference has begun its first in-person general assembly since November 2019. Consider this kind of a special edition. Below, I’ll walk through the agenda, as a guide to what the bishops will be up to over the next few days.
The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis will confer the ministries of catechist, lector, and acolyte upon lay men and