Curial Reform

Thumbnail opening mass for the assembly of synod of the bishops on the family 3 oct 2015 credit   mazur catholicnewsorguk cna 10 5 15 Amid controversy, council of cardinals backs Pope Francis

Vatican City, Feb 13, 2017 / 10:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the wake of several contentious events surrounding the Vatican recently, Pope Francis'...

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Thumbnail consistory of cardinals in st peters basilica on nov 4 2012 credit lewis ashton glancy cna 3 cna 2 12 15 'A reform to promote harmony' – Pope Francis opens a much-debated consistory

A reform to promote a greater harmony in the work of the Roman Curia, in Pope Francis’ words, was the topic of discussion on Thursday, the opening...

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Thumbnail cardinal gerhard mller prefect of the congregation for the doctrine of the faith at the vatican during the synod on the family oct 13 2014 credit daniel ibanez cna Cardinal Müller: there's no problem between me, Pope Francis

Vatican City, Jul 2, 2017 / 09:40 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a brief interview given just hours after hearing that he would no longer be heading the...

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Thumbnail st peters basilica cna vatican catholic news 5 3 12 Council of Cardinals meeting this week for fourth time

The latest meeting of the group of eight cardinals advising Pope Francis on the reform of the Roman Curia began Monday, and will continue for the...

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Thumbnail vatican city flag 3 waving over st peters square in vatican city on may 28 2015 credit bohumil petrik cna 5 28 15 1 Existing norms remain for Roman Curia, Pope says

Pope Francis has clarified that while the Roman Curia is in the process of being reconstructed, it doesn’t mean there is an absence of law or...

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Thumbnail view of st peters cupola from inside the vatican on october 27 2014 credit bohumil petrik cna 7 29 15 Francis' Council of Cardinals proposes a new congregation for the Roman Curia

The Council of Cardinals finally submitted to Pope Francis on Wednesday a proposal to establish a new congregation for laity, family, and life in...

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Thumbnail a view of the facade of st peters basilica from the vaticans apostolic palace credit lauren cater cna In latest meetings, cardinal advisors continue forward with reform

Vatican City, Jun 14, 2017 / 06:31 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis and the Council of Cardinals held their 20th round of meetings in Rome this...

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Thumbnail a view of the facade of st peters basilica from the vaticans apostolic palace credit lauren cater cna In latest round of meetings, papal advisors cover court, bishop selection

Vatican City, Feb 15, 2017 / 08:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis and his Council of Cardinals met for the 18th time this week to continue...

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Thumbnail the statue of st peter inside the vaticans st peters square jan 19 2015 credit bohumil petrik cn 2 cna 1 29 15 Pope Francis approves greater bishop accountability in abuse cases

Bishop accountability in the mishandling of abuse cases and abuse allegations were key themes in the Vatican’s latest round of meetings on Curial...

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Thumbnail a view of st peters basilica 1 and vatican city flag from the roof of a nearby building on june 5 2015 credit bohumil petrik cna 6 5 15 Pope Francis creates new secretariat overseeing all Vatican communications

The Vatican’s nine communications offices will soon be consolidated under the authority of the newly-established Secretariat for Communications,...

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Thumbnail general audience with pope francis april 17 2013 credit mazur catholicnewsorguk cc by nc sa 20 cna Pope Francis lays out 12 guiding principles for reform of the Roman Curia

Vatican City, Dec 22, 2016 / 05:44 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a lengthy, in-depth speech to members of the Roman Curia Thursday, Pope Francis dug into...

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Thumbnail pope francis at the general audience in st peters square sept 21 2016 credit daniel ibanez 1 cna Pope Francis 'serene' after critical posters plastered around Rome

Vatican City, Feb 6, 2017 / 10:18 am (CNA/EWTN News).- While the Pope has in the past been depicted as a superhero or peace advocate, this weekend...

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Thumbnail card gerhard ludwig mller daniel ibez cna cna 6 14 16 Pope names Archbishop Luis Ladaria as Müller's successor to head CDF

Vatican City, Jul 1, 2017 / 04:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican announced Saturday that as Cardinal Gerhard Müller’s term as prefect of the...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets cardinal tarcisio bertone during his farewell ceremony at the vatican on october 15 2013 credit ansa osservatore romano cna 3 13 14 Pope will succeed in reforming Roman Curia, cardinal expects

Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone has discussed the reform of the Roman Curia being carried out by Pope Francis, saying he trusts that it will be completed...

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Thumbnail pope francis 1 walking out of the paul vi hall during the synod of bishops on oct 9 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna 10 9 15 Updated: Pope Francis creates Vatican office combining laity, family, life issues

Pope Francis announced Thursday to the Synod on the Family that he has chosen to establish a new office in the Roman Curia that will deal with...

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Thumbnail st peters basilica in vatican city on june 19 2014 credit daniel ibez cna 2 cna 6 19 14 Will a host of pontifical councils be merged into two congregations?

The establishment of two large congregations, to include many tasks formerly divided among several pontifical councils, is expected to be discussed...

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Thumbnail st peters basilica in vatican city on june 19 2014 credit daniel ibez cna cna 6 19 14 3 Will the appointment of new cardinals advance reform?

In creating 20 new cardinals – 15 of whom will be cardinal electors – Pope Francis has continued to set his sights on the world's peripheries, and...

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