The Benedictine Commission on China (BCC) brings together representatives from Benedictine monasteries throughout the world to exchange information about the work of their communities related to China and to discuss cooperation on projects for China. Because of the pandemic, the meeting this year was held online.
Pope Francis accepts the resignation of Missionary Benedictine Bishop Marian Eleganti OSB, Auxiliary of Chur.
Ampleforth, the largest Benedictine community in the United Kingdom, held their abbatial election on 5 January, selecting Dom Robert Igo. Since 2005, Abbot Robert has been Prior at the Monastery of Christ the Word in Macheke, Zimbabwe. Story and links here.