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22 October 2015 | by Christopher Lamb

Meet the committee

There has been disagreement among the Synod Fathers over whether those charged by the Pope to produce the synod’s final document accurately reflect the make-up of the gathering. Here we profile them Cardinal Péter ErdöArchbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Relator general of the SynodLeader of Hungary’s Catholics and Archbishop of Budapest, Cadinal Erdö is one of the most influential conservative figures at the synod. He is a professor of theology and canon law, and was considered papabile before the 2013 conclave. As synod relator, he opened the proceedings with a defence of traditional church teaching.   Cardinal Lorenzo BaldisseriSecretary general of the SynodAs the man in charge of the day-to-day running of the synod, Cardinal Baldisseri was charged


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