In an Oct. 19 interview with Catholic News Agency from Rome, Archbishop Charles Chaput said that despite an implied assertion in America Magazine over the weekend, none of the bishops at the Synod of Bishops on the Family is an “opponent” of Pope Francis.

“If the welcome we gave Pope Francis in Philadelphia last month looked like ‘opposition,’ people need a trip to a really good eye doctor,” the archbishop said, adding that Pope Francis “has explicitly invited candor and open discussion.”

Read the full interview with Archbishop Chaput here.