Tag: Roman Curia

‘Christendom no longer exists,’ pope says, explaining need to revamp Curia

‘Christendom no longer exists,’ pope says, explaining need to revamp Curia

| Cindy Wooden | December 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

The ongoing reform of the Roman Curia is a necessary part of the Catholic Church’s fidelity to its mission to proclaim the Gospel, recognizing that very few countries today can be described as “Christian” and that new ways of evangelizing are necessary, Pope Francis said.

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Pope, Council of Cardinals review feedback, proposals for new document

Pope, Council of Cardinals review feedback, proposals for new document

| Junno Arocho Esteves | June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis and his international Council of Cardinals reviewed proposals and questions submitted to them about the draft of the apostolic constitution that would govern the Roman Curia, the Vatican’s interim spokesman said.

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Draft of new constitution for Curia reform ready for consultation

Draft of new constitution for Curia reform ready for consultation

| Carol Glatz | April 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

A draft of the proposed apostolic constitution for reforming and governing the Roman Curia will soon be sent out to leaders of the world’s bishops’ conferences, religious orders and some pontifical universities for their observations and suggestions.

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Pope issues new child protection law, guidelines for Vatican City State

Pope issues new child protection law, guidelines for Vatican City State

| Carol Glatz | March 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

To better protect minors and vulnerable adults from all forms of abuse and exploitation, Pope Francis approved a new law and a set of safeguarding guidelines for Vatican City State and the Roman Curia.

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Three cardinals end service on pope’s Council of Cardinals

Three cardinals end service on pope’s Council of Cardinals

| Carol Glatz | December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Three members of Pope Francis’ Council of Cardinals have officially ended their service as papal advisers on the reform of the Roman Curia.

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Decentralization, simplification heart of curial reform, official says

Decentralization, simplification heart of curial reform, official says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | November 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ call for a missionary church that is focused on preaching the Gospel will be the guiding principle of the apostolic constitution that will govern the Roman Curia, the secretary of the pope’s international Council of Cardinals said.

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Pope meets his advisory commission on child protection

Pope meets his advisory commission on child protection

| Carol Glatz | April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

In its efforts to help advise the pope, the Roman Curia, bishops’ conferences and local churches on protecting minors from abuse, a Vatican commission listened to abuse survivors from Great Britain and discussed the results of Australia’s public inquiry into its country’s institutional responses to abuse.

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Vatican spokesman insists pope, aides are united on approach to China

Vatican spokesman insists pope, aides are united on approach to China

| January 31, 2018 | 3 Comments

Catholics who have accused top members of the Roman Curia of making overtures to China’s communist government without the knowledge of Pope Francis are “fostering confusion and controversy,” said the director of the Vatican press office.

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