Archive of August 24, 2013

Major appointments awaited after cardinals' October meeting

Aug 24, 2013 - 04:02 pm .- Despite rumors about the supposedly imminent appointment of a new Secretary of State, Pope Francis will not be making any major appointments before October, Vatican insiders maintain.

New LCWR head says assessment is about Church's future

Aug 24, 2013 - 10:15 am .- Sister Carol Zinn, the newly elected head of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, said the Vatican’s doctrinal assessment of the conference is “much more about the future” of the Catholic Church and not primarily about the conference itself.

No real cooperation from women's religious group, author says

Aug 24, 2013 - 06:02 am .- Despite a shift in tone, virtually no progress has been made toward the Vatican's goals for the reform of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, says an author who has closely followed the group.

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