News

  • Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Archbishop Arthur Roche, in his first public speech since his appointment, delivered an academic lecture said to "set out the principles for liturgical reform". Story, links and photos here.

  • Father Manel Gasch i Hurios is the new abbot of the Monastery of Santa Maria de Montserrat. The Benedictine community chose him as abbot on 15 September and he is already in charge of the monastery, awaiting the abbatial blessing.

  • From 6-11 September, the Synod of Abbots President met at Sant’Anselmo in Rome. The synod examined various issues impacting the Church and the Benedictine Confederation and the annual reports on the principal activities and events of Sant'Anselmo. Story and photos here.

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