Aleteia logoAleteia logoAleteia
Saturday 01 October |
Saint of the Day: St. Thérèse of Lisieux
Aleteia logo
Church
separateurCreated with Sketch.

Pope gathers his reps from around the world

Beatification-mass-of-late-Pope-John-Paul-I-Antoine-Mekary-ALETEIA

Antoine Mekary | ALETEIA

I.Media for Aleteia - published on 09/08/22

Pope Francis is meeting with some 100 apostolic nuncios, in context of "war of particular gravity."

Pope Francis thanked his representatives in various countries — apostolic nuncios — for being “points of reference in the moments of greatest disorientation and turbulence.” He met September 8, 2022, with about 100 pontifical representatives gathered at the Vatican for their triennial meeting.

During the audience, the pontiff expressed his sadness that after the “tempest” of the COVID-19 pandemic, “Europe and the entire world are convulsed by a war of particular gravity, in terms of the violation of international law, the risks of nuclear escalation, and the grave economic and social consequences.”

It is a “piecemeal” third world war, to which you bear witness in the places where you carry out your mission.

The pope also spoke to his diplomats about the work in progress in the Church: the “synodal journey”; the Jubilee 2025; and the application of the Apostolic Constitution of the Roman Curia Praedicate Evangelium.

The meeting of the nuncios, from September 7 to 10 — the fourth of its kind since the beginning of Francis’ pontificate — will include meetings with officials of the Secretariat of State.

Ninety-one apostolic nuncios and six permanent observers without episcopal status are present; five are absent for health reasons. In addition to these representatives, there are 167 collaborators with diplomatic functions around the world.

Tags:
Pope Francis
Support Aleteia!

Enjoying your time on Aleteia?

Articles like these are sponsored free for every Catholic through the support of generous readers just like you.

Thanks to their partnership in our mission, we reach more than 20 million unique users per month!

Help us continue to bring the Gospel to people everywhere through uplifting and transformative Catholic news, stories, spirituality, and more.

Support Aleteia with a gift today!

jour1_V2.gif
Daily prayer
And today we celebrate...




Entrust your prayer intentions to our network of monasteries


Top 10
See More
Newsletter
Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here.