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Abbot Dom Erik Varden OCSO Appointed as New Bishop-Prelate of Trondheim (Norway)

2019-10-02T15:40:11+02:00October 2nd, 2019|

Pope Francis has appointed the Most Reverend Dom Erik Varden OCSO, Abbot of Mount Saint Bernard Abbey in Leicestershire, England (UK), as the new Bishop-Prelate of Trondheim, Norway. See details here.

Benedictine Graduate Is First Chinese Bishop Ordained after Vatican-China Agreement

2019-08-29T09:26:40+02:00August 27th, 2019|

Anthony Yao Shun of the Diocese of Jining (Inner Mongolia), China, has become the first bishop in China to be ordained since the 2018 Vatican-China provisional agreement. For details, news articles, and more photos, read story here.

Cardinal Parolin Visits Monte Oliveto Maggiore on the 700th Anniversary of its Founding

2019-08-13T11:51:34+02:00August 13th, 2019|

On the Feast of Saint Benedict, 11 July 2019, Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin visited Monte Oliveto Maggiore to commemorate the abbey's 700th anniversary. Read story here

Abbot President of Subiaco Cassinese Congregation Appointed to Vatican Congregation for Consecrated Life

2019-07-09T09:58:12+02:00July 9th, 2019|

Dom Guillermo León Arboleda Tamayo OSB, Abbot President of the Subiaco Cassinese Congregation, is one of the new religious Members appointed to the Vatican Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. More details here.