Videoconference on Eucharist, Baptism and Confirmation

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VATICAN CITY, MARCH 22, 2002 ( The Vatican Congregation for the Clergy has convoked the seventh worldwide videoconference for this Saturday.

It will focus on "The Theology on the Sacraments of the Eucharist, Baptism and Confirmation from Vatican Council II until Today."

Cardinal Darío Castrillón Hoyos, prefect of the congregation, will introduce the subject, which will then be discussed by theologians in Rome, Sydney, Taiwan, New York, Manila, Madrid, Bogota and Johannesburg. The conference starts at midday, Roman time.

Among the participants are Bishop Rino Fisichella, chancellor of the Lateran University of Rome; Father Paolo Scarafoni, rector of the Regina Apostolorum Pontifical Athenaeum; and Father Jean Galot, professor emeritus of the Gregorian University.

The videoconference may be followed live and recorded on the Web page of the Congregation for the Clergy, Participants´ written texts may be consulted afterward on the same Web page.