U.S. sociologist looks forward to historic synod role

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Springtide Research Director Dr. Tricia Bruce was recently featured by Our Sunday Visitor in an article written about Pope Francis naming her as one of six new consultants appointed to the General Secretariat of the Synod. You can see an excerpt of this article in part below, but we encourage you to visit their site to read the piece in its entirety.

Sociologist Tricia C. Bruce has dedicated her career to trying to understand American Catholics’ attitudes and behavior. She will draw on that experience in her new role as a consultor to the General Secretariat of the Synod, which she expects to include listening to diverse voices and considering broad questions, she said.

“I’m just curious,” she told OSV News Feb. 20. “I come with questions. I don’t come with an agenda or something that I’m trying to do or get out of this. I just really want to serve in the best way that I can, and especially activate my own particular expertise as a sociologist to do that.”

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