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Council of Cardinals concludes meeting; role of women, evangelization discussed

February 08, 2024

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CWN Editor's Note: The Pope’s nine-member advisory Council of Cardinals (members) concluded three days of meetings on February 7.

On February 5, the cardinals discussed the role of women in the Church. As previously reported, a female Anglican prelate (Jo Bailey Wells) joined a Salesian sister (Sister Linda Pocher) and a consecrated virgin (Giuliva Di Berardino) in the discussions.

The following day, the two pro-prefects of the Dicastery for Evangelization, Archbishop Salvatore Fisichella and Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, joined the Council of Cardinals for a discussion of evangelization.

On February 7, Pope Francis and the cardinals discussed the two themes. The Council of Cardinals will next meet in April.

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