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CDF to issue letter on Church’s hierarchical, charismatic gifts

June 07, 2016

The Holy See Press Office has announced that the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith will issue a letter to the bishops of the Church on the relation between the hierarchical and charismatic gifts for the life and mission of the Church.

Iuvenescit Ecclesia (“the Church grows young”), the Congregation’s first major document issued during Pope Francis’s pontificate, will be released on June 14.


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  • Posted by: ElizabethD - Jun. 07, 2016 9:43 AM ET USA

    I am delighted that the CDF is issuing any teaching document because I have lamented that they have not been doing that, and June 14 is my birthday. This sounds like an excellent topic.