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The bishops conference of England and Wales has issued a statement saying that Pope Francis did not intend public distribution of the answers to the questionnaire on marriage and family life sent out by the Vatican in lead up to the ordinary and extraordinary synods to be held on the family. “As the consultation ...read more
Articles from section "Dioceses and Episcopal Conferences"
The Holy See today announced that Pope Francis had accepted the resignation of Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst of Limburg, following an investigation into the construction of a new …read more
Pope Francis today appointed Dominican Bishop Malcolm Patrick McMahon of Nottingham, England, as the new Archbishop of Liverpool. Archbishop-Designate McMahon replaces Archbishop Patrick …read more
The Holy See announced today that Pope Francis has established a new diocese in Nigeria. The Diocese of Pankshin, which was erected by the Holy Father today, is comprised of territory taken …read more
The 60 year-old Archbishop of Munich and Freisingwas elected today with a slim majority at the bishops’ Spring plenary assembly in Münster. Cardinal Marx replaces retired Archbishop Robert …read more
Here is a statement for the beginning of Lent from the leader of the Canadian episcopal conference. * * * Lent is a time for transformation, inviting us to look at our own lives and to make …read more