Tag: ad limina

Pope shares with U.S. bishops his frustration with reaction to Amazon text

VATICAN CITY | Pope Francis told a group of U.S. bishops that, like them, he is accused of not being courageous or not listening to the Holy Spirit when he says or does something someone disagrees with — like not mentioning married priests in his document on the Amazon. “You could see his consternation when… Read more »

Bishops called to lead, serve with love, NC bishop says, at ad limina

ROME | Just as Christ spent his ministry healing and comforting the sick and the needy, bishops also must be a sign of charity in their dioceses, said Bishop Peter J. Jugis of Charlotte, North Carolina. Celebrating an early morning Mass Feb. 10 at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome, Bishop Jugis said,… Read more »

Ministry, mission, communion key points in nuncio’s talk to U.S. bishops

BALTIMORE | The bishop’s ministry and mission, and how he forges communion, was the message in Archbishop Christophe Pierre’s address to the U.S. bishops Nov. 11 in Baltimore. The “ad limina” reports submitted to the Vatican in advance of U.S. bishops’ meetings with Pope Francis and curial officials — indeed, a handful of bishops were… Read more »