Cardinal Zen said he suspects the ideas behind Traditionis custodes may not have originated with Pope Francis but with “the people around him, especially [in] the Secretariat of State.”
French Catholic media said the meeting took place during the Jubilee of Mercy.
The letter was addressed to ‘The Pope, Vatican City, St. Peter’s Square in Rome.’
The project is part of the Amoris Laetitia Family Year.
“Have the courage to live your youth by entrusting yourselves to the Lord and setting out on a journey with him,” Pope Francis said in a message to the 32nd Medjugorje Youth Festival.
The pope praised the ‘gesture of Christian charity, which really touched me.’
The 76-year-old cardinal's urological surgery was performed with the help of the da Vinci robot.
Bishop Li was ordained July 28, after being appointed by Pope Francis in January.
Becciu is one of 10 defendants in the Vatican’s largest trial for financial crimes in modern times.
The first hearing will be the arraignment.
“It would be good to ask ourselves every day: ‘What do I bring to Jesus today?’” Pope Francis said.
“I worry when I see a society full of people in constant motion, too caught up in their own affairs to have time for a glance, a greeting or a hug,” Pope Francis said Sunday.
The Vatican's balance sheet showed a deficit of $78 million in 2020.
The former bishop of Hong Kong said the move was a “blow.”
The pope will visit four cities in Slovakia on Sept. 12-15.
Carmen Hernández, who died in 2016, co-founded the Neocatechumenal Way with Kiko Argüello in 1964.
When Pope Francis travels to Slovakia in September, one of his stops will be Prešov. Located in the east, the city was part of the Kingdom of Hungary until the mid-20th century, and is home to many of the country’s more than 200,000 Ruthenian Byzantine Catholics.
The tribunal listened to lawyers’ closing arguments.
After leaving hospital, Pope Francis stopped to pray at the Basilica of St. Mary Major.