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For "Project of Revision," Francis Calls a Council WHISPERS IN THE LOGGIA - April 13, 2013 Precisely a month since his election , Pope Francis has served notice of even more changes in the Vatican R11; this time, on the all-important administrative front. This morning, the pontiff announced the establishment of a group of eight cardinals with the sweeping remit "to advise him in the government of the universal church and to study a plan for revising the Apostolic Constitution on the Roman Curia, ' Pastor Bonus .'" Said to have been inspired by "a suggestion ...http://whispersintheloggia.blogspot.com/2013/04/for-project-of-revision-francis-calls.html
Homily at Chrism Mass, March 2013 - Ferns CLERICAL WHISPERS - March 28, 2013 ... about, reflect on, and encourage vocations to the priesthood. Last October Pope Benedict XVI announced the Year of Faith. October was chosen to commemorate the opening of Vatican 11, fifty years ago. During this year, October to October, liturgies, conferences and gatherings will reflect on the importance of faith in our lives. Last November a Synod, that is a meeting of Church leaders was held in Rome. The ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2013/03/homily-at-chrism-mass-march-2013-ferns.html
Electing a Pope, Protecting Everybody's Freedom A CATHOLIC CITIZEN IN AMERICA - March 8, 2013 ... Freedom and 'Those People' "...And There was Nobody Left to be Concerned" There's more in this week's news, but I'm saving that for another post: which should be ready in about an hour. Remembering What Freedom Means Freedom is highly valued here in America. Remembering what freedom means isn't always easy. I remember when folks with apparently-sincere concerns about 'freedom' wanted everyone else to help them hunt commies. A little later, another lot showed equal enthusiasm for suppressing ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ACatholicCitizenInAmerica/~3/1GoLiAUYzJ0/electing-pope-protecting-everybodys.html
GSAs and the Catholic High School Setting THE WILD REED - February 6, 2013 ... geared to the Catholic high school setting. I'm sure most of my readers are already aware of the need for creating safe spaces in our schools for LGBT students and those questioning their orientation and/or gender identity. But in case you're reading this and are unaware of the unique challenges posed to LGBT students, here are some helpful stats from GLSEN. • More than 85 percent of LGBT students have been verbally harassed; • Nearly 20 percent of LGBT students were physically ...http://thewildreed.blogspot.com/2013/02/gsas-and-catholic-high-school-setting.html
Pope Reassigns Responsibility for Seminaries, Religious Instruction CLERICAL WHISPERS - January 27, 2013 ... the formation, life and ministry of priests and deacons." Emphasizing the need to link the preparation of seminarians with their lifelong education after ordination, the pope quoted a warning from Blessed John Paul II that any "discontinuity or even difference between these two formative phases would lead immediately to grave consequences for pastoral activity and the fraternal communion among priests, particularly those of different ages." Cardinal Mauro Piacenza, prefect of the Congregation ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2013/01/pope-reassigns-responsibility-for.html