Posts Tagged ‘Bishops conferences’

NZ noted in pontifical child protection group statement

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

New Zealand was one the countries mentioned in a recent communiqué from the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors. The statement from the commission set up to advise Pope Francis on best practice in the fight against child sexual abuse came after its most recent meeting in Rome. In order to comply with one Read more

CDF prefect says bishops’ conferences don’t decide doctrine

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

The Vatican’s doctrine chief has lambasted the idea that doctrinal or disciplinary decisions on marriage and family be delegated to bishops’ conferences. In an interview with French Catholic magazine Famille Chrétienne, Cardinal Gerhard Müller called the notion “absolutely anti-Catholic”. The prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith said the idea does not Read more