We interview Professor Daniel McCarthy OSB, of the Pontifical Institute of Liturgy at the Pontifical Athenaeum Sant'Anselmo, who will teach the Latin in English in Rome program during the Academic Year 2021-22.
After the sad Covid-related demise of Abbot Placidus Mtunguja, the chapter of Ndanda Abbey gathered on 24 and 25 March to elect a successor. They chose Fr. Christian Temu. Story and photos here.
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.