Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Believe it or not.

CNA Vatican: Abuse summit to help bishops know ‘what they need to do’

NCReg: Vatican Sets Course for February Abuse Summit by Edward Pentin
The meeting’s goal is to ensure bishops ‘clearly understand what they need to do to prevent and combat the worldwide problem of the sexual abuse of minors,’ a Vatican statement communicated.

Related: NCReg: Chilean Bishops Brief Pope Francis on Clergy Sexual Abuse
The heads of the country's bishops conference have a ‘very fraternal, interesting and fruitful meeting’ ahead of February's summit on protection of minors.
Edward Pentin

Curial Reform?

CNA: Pope Francis: What to expect in 2019

Not a total abolition of the Curia, or a reduction in its scope, but Francis wouldn't be the one to accomplish such a reform anyways.

Gil Bailie Reviews Antoine Arjakovsky's What Is Orthodoxy?

CWR: A Remarkable History of Christian Self-Understanding by Gil Bailie
French historian Antoine Arjakovsky has written a penetrating exploration of the struggle to keep or restore Christian unity and his own intimations of how that effort might bear more fruit.