Council of Cardinals continues sessions, planning reform of Vatican congregations
Catholic World News - December 04, 2013
The Council of Cardinals continued its working sessions on December 4, discussing the offices of the Roman Curia.
In a briefing for reporters, Father Federico Lombardi, the director of the Vatican press office, said that the 8 cardinals advising the Pope spoke about the Congregations for Catholic Education, for Evangelization, and for the Causes of Saints. He said that it was possible the group would complete its review of the Vatican congregations during this week’s meetings, although in all likelihood more questions would arise as the group drafts an overall plan for the reorganization of the Vatican administration.
Pope Francis did not participate in the Wednesday morning sessions because of his regular weekly public audience. During the afternoon session, the Council of Cardinals welcomed Archbishop Pietro Parolin, the new Secretary of State, for a get-acquainted visit.
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