Sep 29, 2012 / 06:06 am
Carl Anderson, the head of the Knights of Columbus, will focus his participation at the upcoming Synod of Bishops on the role of families and the laity in the New Evangelization.
"I would hope to make a contribution in both those aspects, the importance of family and the importance of the laity," Anderson told CNA in a Sept. 27 interview.
Both John Paul II and Benedict XVI have said "the role of the laity can be decisive in the new evangelization," he recalled.
As for the family, Anderson explained, it is both an "evangelizing subject and object": families can both proclaim the good news, and the gospel is proclaimed to and within the family.