Posts Tagged ‘Vatican officials’

Curia grumpy at being out of loop on annulment changes

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Senior Vatican officials have voiced discontent with the way recent changes in Church law on annulments was handled. In a seven-page dossier, obtained by German newspaper Die Zeit, the officials express concerns over an absence of consultation on the matter. They complained that no curial departments, including the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Read more

US grassroots leaders lobby Vatican ahead of Pope visit

Friday, June 12th, 2015

American community organisers and union leaders have met Vatican officials to help encourage Pope Francis address social issues when he visits the US. They are hoping Pope Francis will discuss such issues when he meets President Barack Obama and addresses the US Congress in September. The issues raised include immigration reform, economic injustice for low-wage Read more

Pope announces new appointments in curia

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Pope Francis on Saturday confirmed the appointment of new officials in the Roman Curia. American Archbishop Augustine Di Noia was named an “adjunct secretary” of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, where he previously served as under-secretary from 2002 to 2009. Italian Cardinal Mauro Piacenza, previously the prefect of the Congregation for the Read more