AMERICA/COLOMBIA - Extraordinary meeting of Bishops

Thursday, 13 October 2016 evangelization   politics   episcopal conferences  


Bogota (Agenzia Fides) - "Before the moment that our country lives, in an atmosphere of prayer and discernment, the Bishops of Colombia will meet on 13 and 14 October at the seat of the Episcopal Conference of Colombia", reads the urgent note sent Fides, which calls the Bishops for an "extraordinary meeting". The Secretary General of the Episcopal Conference, His Exc. Mgr. Elkin Fernando Alvarez, Auxiliary Bishop of Medellin, has invited the Church in Colombia to accompany this meeting with prayer. From Fides sources, we learn that in this meeting the Bishops' Conference wants to define a clear proposal and shared by all the Bishops, to guide the faithful in this particular moment in the peace process. (CE) (Agenzia Fides, 13/10/2016)