Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Kevin Farrell’

Pope wants to hear from laity not just bishops and priests Comments 0

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Pope Francis wants the laity to be much more involved in the administration of the Church in Rome, not just priests and bishops. According to Bishop Kevin Farrell, who is the first prefect of the newly created Vatican Department for the Laity, the Family and Life, the Roman Curia, Francis would like to see lay Read more

Vatican names head of new mega-department on laity, family and life issues Comments 0

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Bishop Kevin Farrell will lead the Vatican’s newly created mega-department on the family, laity, and life issues. The new office is part of Francis’ attempt to reform the Roman Curia, meaning the government of the Catholic Church. Born in Ireland in 1947, Farrell has served as bishop of Dallas since 2007. Starting Sept. 1, he’ll Read more