Crux hosted a special panel discussion today from Rome on the impact of Pope Francis and developments at the Synod of Bishops.

The panel included Cardinal George Pell, in charge of reforming the Vatican’s finances at the new Secretariat of the Economy; Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York; and Crux staff members John L. Allen Jr., Inés San Martín, and Michael O’Loughlin.

Monsignor James Checchio of the Pontifical North American College and Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory made introductory remarks.