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Francis’ projected restructuring of the Roman Curia – wow…just…. wow…

  From Fr Z’s blog: I’ve been reading around the topic of Francis’ proposed restructuring of the Roman Curia.  It is, in Latin terms, revolutionary: Res novae. At the National Catholic Register there is a summarizing piece by Ed Condon.   Within, you … Continue reading

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Vatican’s former doctrine chief sounds alarm on Francis’ plans to reorder curia

May 6, 2019 By Maike Hickson at LifeSiteNews: The Vatican’s former Prefect of the Congregation for Doctrine has strongly criticized a draft document containing Pope Francis’ plans for an overhaul of the curia — where “doctrine” is expected to take … Continue reading

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Cardinal Pell: “The Pope does not want the Vatican to be seen as a renaissance court”

One of the eight cardinal advisors of Pope Francis, shares his impressions on the Holy Father’s first 100 days, and envisages a “major re-configuration of the Roman Curia” From Gerard O’Connell in Rome: The cardinal archbishop of Sydney, George Pell, … Continue reading

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THE POPE: DESPITE THE WEAKNESS OF MAN, THE LORD WILL ALWAYS SUPPORT HIS CHURCH

Vatican City, 30 May 2012 (VIS) – At the end of today’s general audience, the Holy Father made some remarks concerning recent developments in the Vatican. “The events of recent days involving the Curia and my collaborators have brought sadness … Continue reading

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THE CHURCH MUST COMBAT LIES AND DECEIT, IN HERSELF AND IN THE WORLD/THE FATHERS OF THE CHURCH: MASTERS OF FAITH

THE CHURCH MUST COMBAT LIES AND DECEIT, IN HERSELF AND IN THE WORLD Vatican City, 2 March 2012 (VIS) – This year’s meditations during the Lenten spiritual retreat of the Holy Father and the Roman Curia are being guided by … Continue reading

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APPROVAL FOR CELEBRATIONS OF NEO-CATECHUMENAL WAY

VATICAN CITY, 20 JAN 2012 (VIS) – The Pontifical Council for the Laity today published a decree approving the celebrations contained in the Catechetical Directory of the Neo-Catechumenal Way. The decree is dated 8 January, Feast of the Baptism of … Continue reading

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Full text: The Pope’s address to the Roman Curia

By Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday, 22 December 2011 Dear Cardinals, Brother Bishops and Priests, dear Brothers and Sisters, The occasion that brings us together today is always particularly moving. The holy feast of Christmas is almost upon us and … Continue reading

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The Holy Father concludes his Lenten retreat

Pope and curia conclude Lenten retreat Pope Benedict and the Roman Curia concluded their week-long Lenten spiritual exercises Saturday morning. Preacher, the French Carmelite, Father Lethel, explored the theme of holiness, drawing on the figure of John Paul II in … Continue reading

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24 New Cardinals to be appointed on 20th. Nov.: Names announced in today’s General Audience

I. From the Roman Curia 1. Mons. Angelo Amato, S.D.B., Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints; 2. Mons. Robert Sarah, President of the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”; 3. Mons. Francesco Monterisi, Archpriest of the Basilica Papale di … Continue reading

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