The council will meet again Dec. 10-12.
"We are facing painful times as a church."
"The Holy Father requires our collaboration."
"Parents and the family have given up on them or have nothing to do with them."
"We fear these measures will not be enough . . . to meet the demands this pastoral crisis presents."
"It seems that we do not learn."
"We need to be clear where we stand and tell our people where we stand."
"It was the first time restorative justice was ever tried in Florida for a capital crime."
The assembly will begin Nov. 12.
The U.S. bishops will start 2019 with a spiritual retreat.