"But that’s the least of it. To me, it’s obvious that a first-century Jewish rabbi such as Jesus would marry and likely father children," he told Toronto's Globe and Mail newspaper. "But our book is not an ancient version of (author Dan Brown’s) 'The Da Vinci Code.' It goes way beyond that."
Now, he noted, the final document from this gathering will serve as a starting point for the next synod in October 2015.