Other Pontifical Acts – 17 April 2014

Vatican City, 24 April 2014 (VIS) – On Friday 18 the Holy Father accepted the resignation of Rev. Dom Umberto Beda Paluzzi, O.S.B., from the pastoral care of the territorial abbey of Montevergine in Italy, in accordance with canon 401 para. 2 of the Code of Canon Law. […]

The History Of The Bible’s Journey Around The World

Vatican City, 28 March 2014 (VIS) – This morning a press conference was held in the Holy See Press Office to present the exhibition Verbum Domini II: “God’s Word goes out to the Nations” is an exhibition that gathers together more than 200 historical findings, texts and rare Bible artefacts that tell the story of [...]

Other Pontifical Acts – 19, 20 March 2014

Vatican City, 20 March 2014 (VIS) – The Holy Father has: – appointed Bishop Jose Trinidad Zapata Ortiz of San Andres Tuxtla, Mexico, as bishop of Papantla (area 12,000, population 2,138, Catholics 1,729,000, priests 89, permanent deacons 1, religious 128), Mexico. – appointed Bishop Jose Valmor Cesar Teixeira, S.D.B. of Bom Jesus da Lapa, Brazil, [...]

Telegram For The Death Of Cardinal Jose Da Cruz Policarpo

Vatican City, 14 March 2014 (VIS) – The Holy Father has sent a telegram of condolences to Bishop Jose Manuel Macario do Nascimento Clemente, Patriarch of Lisbon, Portugal and president of the Portuguese Episcopal Conference, for the death on the afternoon of 12 March of Cardinal Jose da Cruz Policarpo, patriarch emeritus of Lisbon, Portugal, [...]

Other Pontifical Acts – 5 March 2014

Vatican City, 5 March 2014 (VIS) – The Holy Father has appointed Fr. Ernesto Giobando, S.J., as auxiliary of the diocese of Buenos Aires (area 203, population 2,917,000, Catholics 2,671,000, priests 791, permanent deacons 11, religious 1,871), Argentina. The bishop-elect was born in Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz and was ordained a priest in [...]