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Pope Francis meeting with his Council of Cardinals, known as the C9

C9 cardinals meet to discuss Vatican reforms

13/09/2017 14:53

The head of the Holy See press office, Greg Burke, held a briefing for journalists on Wednesday to report on this week’s meeting of the so-called C9 group of cardinals

Pope Francis arrives in Ariccia for week-long Lenten retreat

Pope Francis arrives in Ariccia for week-long Lenten retreat

Pope Francis begins Lenten Spiritual Exercises

05/03/2017 18:34

Pope Francis and members of the Vatican Curia travelled on Sunday afternoon to the "Casa del Divin Maestro,” a retreat centre in Ariccia, located in the Alban hills just outside Rome. They are taking part in the week-long Curial Spiritual Exercises.

Pope Francis addressed the members of the Roman Curia for his annual Christmas greetings

Pope Francis addressed the members of the Roman Curia for his annual Christmas greetings

Pope lays out guiding principles of Roman Curia reform

22/12/2016 11:30

Pope Francis invited the Roman Curia to embrace the process of reform on Thursday, telling them Christmas is “the feast of the loving humility of God, of the God who upsets our logical expectations, the established order”

Bishop Kevin Farrell, newly appointed Prefect for the Dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life

Bishop Kevin Farrell, newly appointed Prefect for the Dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life

Bishop Kevin Farrell: Statement on new appointment

17/08/2016 15:38

Statement of Bishop Kevin Farrell of Dallas, on news of his appointment as Prefect of the new Dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life.

 

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, the new President of the Pontifical Academy for Life

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, the new President of the Pontifical Academy for Life

Archbishop Paglia is new President of Academy of Life

17/08/2016 13:45

It was announced on Wednesday Pope Francis appointed Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia as the new President of the Pontifical Academy for Life.

 

Pope Francis meets participants of the last Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for the Laity ahead of a new reform process

Pope Francis meets participants of the last Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for the Laity ahead of reforms that will incorporate it with other Vatican offices

Pope to last Plenary of Council for Laity

17/06/2016 15:57

Pope Francis wants to see the laity more and more involved in the Church’s mission to evangelize. The Pope made that affirmation in an address to participants of the last Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for the Laity ahead of reforms

 

Pope Francis at the General Audience at the Vatican on Wednesday

Pope Francis at the General Audience at the Vatican on Wednesday. The Holy Father has been meeting this week with the Council of Cardinals.

Council of Cardinals concludes meetings in Vatican

13/04/2016 16:44

The Council of Cardinals concluded three days of meetings on Wednesday.

 

Pope Francis is taking part in a six day retreat with Lenten spiritual exercises in Ariccia, near Rome

Pope Francis is taking part in a six day retreat with Lenten spiritual exercises in Ariccia, near Rome

Compassion at heart of Lenten reflection for Pope

10/03/2016 13:00

The compassion of the Good Samaritan: caring witness towards those who suffer should be a characteristic of the true Christian. That's the message at the heart of Fr. Ermes Ronchi’s Lenten meditation  for Pope Francis and the Roman Curia on the fifth day of their spiritual exercises outside Rome