Posts Tagged ‘G8’

Chair of Pope’s Council of eight to visit New Zealand next week Comments 4

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Cardinal Oscar Rodrigues Maradiaga, the archbishop of Tegucigalpa in Honduras,  who is the Chair of the group of eight advisors, is to visit New Zealand next week shortly after their first landmark meeting concludes on Thursday, (Rome Time). The eight Cardinals, appointed by Pope Francis, who come from around the world will be looking to reshape the current Read more

Pope Francis’ G8 and changing the Church Comments 0

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Pope Francis I’s weekend announcement of a new council, the Group of Eight (G8), to advise him on Catholic Church governance and reforming the Church’s central administration (the Roman Curia) has been called the “most important step in the history of the church for the past 10 centuries” by Church historian Alberto Melloni. The group includes Australian Read more