Posts Tagged ‘governance’

Pope gives ‘concrete’ directions to Congregation for Bishops Comments 0

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Cardinal Marc Ouellet, the prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, has told a Canadian newspaper that he has received “very concrete” directions from Pope Francis. The Canadian cardinal, whose congregation oversees the selection of bishops, said what the Pope told him “made me think this man knows where he goes and there is a determination. Read more

Catholic bishops of Africa denounce corruption and plunder Comments 0

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

In a pastoral letter strongly denouncing the “cancer” of corruption and the “plunder” of natural resources, the Catholic bishops of Africa have urged national leaders to promote good governance and democratic transitions. The letter was issued by the Symposium of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences in Africa and Madagascar (SECAM). It was signed by SECAM’S president Cardinal Read more