Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Braz de Aviz’

Vatican wants clarifications from 15 US women’s orders Comments 0

Friday, June 17th, 2016

The Vatican has asked the superiors of 15 US orders of Catholic sisters to come to Rome to discuss concerns and provide clarifications. This comes after the 2014 final report on a Vatican apostolic visitation of US orders of religious women. Last week, it was reported that the superior of the Sisters of Loretto had Read more

Religious warned not to abandon Vatican II renewal Comments 0

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

A cardinal has warned religious against trying to abandon the changes in the Church brought about by the Second Vatican Council. Brazilian Cardinal João Braz de Aviz said this to a conference of religious formation directors in Rome last week, according to an article in the National Catholic Reporter. “Do not distance yourself from the Read more

Congregation for Religious not consulted over LCWR Comments 0

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

The Vatican congregation that deals with religious life was not consulted over the decision to require the major group of women religious in the United States to reform its statues and programmes, the congregation’s head has revealed. Cardinal João Braz de Aviz, prefect of the Congregation for Religious, said the lack of discussion over the action Read more