Pope Francis has nominated Bishop Nicholas Hudson, an Auxiliary Bishop for the Diocese of Westminster, as a member of the 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops that will convene from 4-29 October in Rome.
Bishop Hudson led a team of four ‘in-person’ delegates at the Synod’s European Continental Assembly meeting in Prague in February 2023.
He joins Archbishop John Wilson and Bishop Marcus Stock as episcopal members of the Synod from England and Wales. Fr Jan Nowotnik is a non-bishop member with voting rights.
Dominican friar Fr Timothy Radcliffe OP will lead a synod retreat for participants and has been nominated a Spiritual Assistant.
Professor Anna Rowlands and Dr Austen Ivereigh will serve as experts/facilitators.