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Consistory

 

The only honourable way

The Extraordinary Consistory and the creation of 20 cardinals from literally every part of the world clearly demonstrates Pope Francis’ intent, as the third year ...

Incardinated and docile

“The more we are 'incardinated' in the Church of Rome, the more we should become docile to the Spirit”. This was Pope Francis' recommendation to ...

Open and constructive dialogue

The College of Cardinals expressed their appreciation and encouragement for the challenging and decisive economic reform which has already begun, underlining the importance of transparency, ...

Called to a new service

The following is a translation of the letter Pope Francis addressed to each of the 20 cardinals who will be created in the consistory of ...

The norm for a cardinal

“God’s way of acting” must become “the norm for our own”. Pope Francis gave this advice to the 19 cardinals created in the Consistory on ...

The way of Christ

Exactly one month after Pope Francis was elected, he appointed a Council of cardinals from all over the world to assist him in governing the ...

Pietro Parolin

Pietro Parolin was born in Schiavon, Italy, on 17 January 1955. Brought up in a simple and deeply Catholic family he attended the village parish ...

Pope Francis' homily

During the Ordinary Public Consistory for appointed of 19 cardinals, Saturday morning, 22 February, in St Peter's Basilica, the Pope gave the following reflection.“Jesus was ...

Courageous and loving pastoral care

On Thursday, 20 February, the Holy Father opened an Extraordinary Consistory in the Hall of the Synod of Bishops. The consistory concludes today, Friday 21. ...

Next February Pope Francis will create new cardinals

Regarding the news which has been circulated in recent days, that a consistory for the creation of new cardinals will be held next February, the ...

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Oct. 18, 2018