The traditional threefold concept of the Catholic Church involving the clergy, religious, and the laity has served the faithful for a long time. But for a Malaysian bishop, the upcoming Synod of Bishops may be leading us in a new direction to build “a Church of disciples.”
Martin says this about the most common illnesses in the area: "They often get lung infections, heart problems, and ear and eye infections, but nothing too significant. We often give them medicines or other things to keep their illnesses from getting worse, but many of them don't even have illnesses. They might just want to know that everything is fine."