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Vatican reform process ‘nearly complete,’ C9 member says

Vatican reform process ‘nearly complete,’ C9 member says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ international Council of Cardinals — the so-called C9 — is nearly done with its work of advising the pope on a major reform of the Vatican bureaucracy, the secretary of the council said.

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Pope, cardinal advisers study ‘healthy decentralization’ proposals

Pope, cardinal advisers study ‘healthy decentralization’ proposals

| Junno Arocho Esteves | June 20, 2017 | 1 Comment

Pope Francis and members of his international Council of Cardinals discussed the possibility of allowing local bishops rather than the Vatican decide on certain matters, including the marriage or priestly ordination of permanent deacons.

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Pope, cardinals continue looking at process for choosing bishops

Pope, cardinals continue looking at process for choosing bishops

| Cindy Wooden | September 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis and members of the international Council of Cardinals advising him on church governance once again discussed ways to improve the process of identifying the best priests to become bishops.

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