Pope holds rare 'cabinet meeting' with top Vatican officials
Catholic World News - June 13, 2011
Pope Benedict XVI held a special meeting on June 13, with the leaders of the Roman Curia.
The Vatican did not disclose the purpose of the Monday-morning meeting. Pope Benedict has only rarely called together all the heads of Vatican offices, when he wants to discuss a major policy issue, which could affect several offices of the Roman Curia.
The last such meeting of dicastery heads took place last November, to discuss the creation of a new office of the Roman Curia: the Pontifical Council for New Evangelization. The formal announcement of that office came soon after the meeting.
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Posted by: AgnesDay -
Jun. 13, 2011 10:17 PM ET USA
Sounds good to me, Defender.
Posted by: Defender -
Jun. 13, 2011 8:14 PM ET USA
Here's a few suggestions, in case the pope asks, by chance: 1. Dissolve the Jesuits; 2. FReplace a bunch of (arch-)bishops; 3. Compel mandatums; 4. Excommunicate a whole list of politicians; etc; etc.