New Prefect for the Eastern Churches at Vatican

November 21, 2022 0 Comments

The Holy Father nominated today the Prefect for the Dicastery for Eastern Churches, Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti, until now Nuncio to Great Britain, and previous Nuncio to Ukraine. Archbishop Gugerotti, 67, has an earned doctorate from the Pontifical Oriental Institute (PIO) in Rome and a former student and colleague of the late Archimandrite Robert F. Taft, …

Cardinal Sandri serves the Liturgy in Syria

October 30, 2021 0 Comments

Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for Eastern Churches, celebrates a Divine Liturgy with Syrian bishops in Damascus, Syria, on 26 October. (photo: CNS/courtesy Congregation for Eastern Churches)

Humanitarian aid for the Oriental Churches

June 21, 2021 0 Comments

Another post by Joan Lewis that ought to interest you regarding the Holy See’s humanitarian arm for the Oriental Churches. The Holy See organizes certain humanitarian services for Eastern Christians in the Middle East. Read the post here.

Cardinal Sandri gives interview

February 16, 2021 0 Comments

The Prefect of the Oriental Congregation at the Holy See, Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, gave an interview. Read “The Oriental Churches: Communities with more to offer than incense,” by Alessandro De Carolis. The Prefect doesn’t typically give interviews.