Vatican releases details of February abuse meeting

The Deacon's Bench | 1/16/2019 | Staff
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From Vatican Media:

The Director ad interim of the Holy See Press Office, Alessandro Gisotti, on Wednesday provided journalists with further information regarding “The protection of minors in the Church” Meeting, to be held in the Vatican from 21 to 24 February 2019.

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The Organizing Committee of the Meeting gathered in Rome on Thursday 10 January, he said. Afterwards, the Holy Father received in audience the members of the Committee, who updated him on preparations for the Meeting.

The February Meeting will see Presidents of Bishops’ Conference from all over the world coming together to discuss, as the title indicates, “the protection of minors in the Church”. According to the Vatican Press Office communiqué, the Meeting will include plenary sessions, working groups, moments of common prayer, listening to testimonies, a penitential liturgy, and a final Eucharistic celebration.

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Pope Francis has assured he will be present for the entire duration of the Meeting, and has entrusted Fr. Federico Lombardi SJ, with the task of moderating the Plenary sessions.

Following the publication of the communiqué, the Director ad interim of the Holy See Press Office, Alessandro Gisotti, issued the following communication:

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