Congregation for Bishops

Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops./ Franco Origlio/Getty Images News.

Vatican Summit on 'theology of the priesthood' to Look at Questions Raised in Recent Synod

Apr 12, 2021

Cardinal Marc Ouellet announced Monday that the Vatican will host a theological symposium on the priesthood that will touch on questions raised in recent synods, including priestly celibacy, dwindling vocations, and the role of women in the Church.

Propaganda Fide at the Vatican in Rome, Italy

North African Churches’ Transfer to Propaganda Fide Aimed “to provide effective ministry”

Jan 19, 2020

The decision by Pope Francis to transfer four Churches in the region of North Africa from the competence of the Congregation for Bishops to that of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples (Propaganda Fide) was informed by the need to provide “more effective pastoral and evangelizing ministry” in the respective circumscriptions, ACI Africa has established.