Vatican's Point Man For Religious Life:
Posted 07 July 2011 - 08:11 AM
Archbishop João Bráz de Aviz has been appointed head of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, to replace the far more confrontational Cardinal Rode.
This is the second appointment of a conciliatory official placed high in this organization which oversees religious life. The first was Archbishop Joseph Tobin, Secretary of the Vatican's Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life,
Posted 07 July 2011 - 07:57 PM
Link fail: Please do not post links from anti-Catholic "news" organizations.
NCR is not anti-Catholic.
I used that link as it included an in-depth interview with Archbiship Aviz as it had with Archbishop Tobin, quoting both of them in their own words, emphasizing a much more conciliatory approach towards women's congregations than Cardinal Rode had demonstrated.
Posted 08 July 2011 - 03:08 PM