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Vatican Clarification on Delay of Anglican Provision

VATICAN CITY, OCT. 31, 2009 ( The clarification issued today by Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy See press office, on speculation for the reasons for the delay of the announced apostolic constitution allowing for personal ordinariates for Anglicans wishing to enter into full communion with the Catholic Church, is available on ZENIT’s Web page.

UK Cardinal Named to Bishop Congregation

VATICAN CITY, OCT. 30, 2009 ( Benedict XVI appointed the retired archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, to two Vatican congregations that oversee episcopal appointments.

Africa Synod Propositions 41-50

VATICAN CITY, OCT. 30, 2009 ( Here are Nos. 41-50 of the 57 propositions that were published unofficially Saturday by the synod press office at the conclusion of the Second Special Assembly for Africa of the Synod of Bishops on the theme The Church in Africa at the Service of Reconciliation, Justice and Peace.”