Tag Archives: Congregation for Bishops

Does Pope Francis appoint bishops without collegial consultation?

This is interesting. Do you remember my post and comments about Pope Francis and collegiality?  Collegiality: an inquiry This is from Sandro Magister: The pope gives, the pope takes away VATICAN CITY, January 14, 2014 – In addition to the … Read More

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A few thoughts about changes to the Congregation for Bishops. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

A lot of you are asking by email my take on Pope Francis’ not confirming Card. Burke as a member of the Congregations for Bishops and for Saints. The fact is that the members of these Congregations are routinely shifted … Read More

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The depression and hopeless of many Irish priests, and proposals. Fr. Z rants.

My friend Fr. Ray Blake, P.P. of St. Mary Magdalen in Brighton, has a interesting, sad, provocative post on his blog today. Emphases, comments, comments and the insertion of images mine. Fr. Blake writes… If I was going to be … Read More

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Is there a campaign to block Card. Pell’s appointment as Prefect for Bishops?

You can bet even the hint that Australia’s Cardinal Pell might be the next Prefect for the Congregation for Bishops made liberal blood run cold. Lately we have read rumors that Cardinal Pell is ill, that Cardinal Pell did this, … Read More

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Will Card. Pell be the next Prefect of the Cong. for Bishops?

The intrepid Italian reporter Anrea Tornielli posted that His Eminence George Card. Pell of Sydney recently had an audience with Pope Benedict and that he is considered by some to be in "poll position" to become Prefect of the Congregation … Read More

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