Communique On The Diocese Of Limburg, Germany

Vatican City, 26 March 2014 (VIS) – The Holy See Press Office today issued the following communique: “With reference to the administration of the diocese of Limburg in Germany, the Congregation for Bishops has carefully studied the report of the Commission instituted by the bishop and by the Cathedral Chapter to undertake further investigations in [...]

Communique Regarding The Health Of Archbishop Parolin

Vatican City, 25 October 2013 (VIS) – The director of the Holy See Press Office, Fr. Federico Lombardi S.J., today made the following declaration on the state of health of Archbishop Secretary of State Pietro Parolin: “As is known, he recently underwent a surgical procedure, which took place in Padua in the department of hepatobiliary [...]

Secretary Of State Communique On Holy Father’s Chirograph

Vatican City, 19 July 2013 (VIS) – This morning the Secretary of State released the following communique on the Holy Father’s chirograph for the establishment of a Pontifical Commission on the economic-administrative structure of the Holy See: “The Holy Father, by a chirograph dated 18 July, has established a Pontifical Commission for Reference on the [...]

Communique From Pontifical Council For The Family

Vatican City, 25 April 2013 (VIS) – The Pontifical Council for the Family, in a note issued today, declares that “there is no basis to the news, circulated by some press agencies, that a document on distributing communion to remarried divorced persons is being prepared.”

Holy See Press Office Communique

Vatican City, 25 February 2013 (VIS) – Following is the text of the communique published this morning by the Press Office of the Holy See: “This morning, the Holy Father received in audience Cardinal Herranz, Cardinal Tomko, and Cardinal De Giorgi, members of the Commission of Cardinals appointed to investigate into the leak of reserved [...]

Secretariat Of State Communique

Vatican City, 23 February 2013 (VIS) – The freedom of the College of Cardinals, which, by law, is responsible for providing for the election of the Roman Pontiff, has always been strongly defended by the Holy See as the guarantee of a choice based solely on deliberations directed toward the good of the Church. Over [...]

Communique On Congregation Of Children Of The Immaculate Conception

Vatican City, 19 February 2013 (VIS) – After Archbishop Filippo Iannone's apostolic visit to the Congregation of Children of the Immaculate Conception on 15 February, the Holy Father has decided to entrust the regulation of that religious institute to Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi, president of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See, naming [...]