The Final Week of the General Chapter!

Veröffentlicht: Dienstag, 11. September 2018

Rome, September 10. The high point of the General Chapter was the election of the Order’s new administration last week. The days that remain are given to discussion of certain questions on the life and organization of the Order. The following topics are on the agenda: statutes for the general custodies, houses outside the territory of a circumscription, and fraternal collaboration between circumscriptions.

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The General Chapter in different languages – Part two!

Veröffentlicht: Dienstag, 11. September 2018

Having already presented videos in English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Polish, we now present videos in French, German, and Indonesian.
Enjoy!

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Pilgrims in Assisi!

Veröffentlicht: Montag, 10. September 2018

Rome, September 8. A General Chapter cannot fail to return to the sources of the adventure that Francis began in Assisi. It was here that he, Francis, wished to gather in chapter his fraternitas, which had become numerous, in the valley around Our Lady of the Angels of the Portiuncula.

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The New Administration is now Complete!

Veröffentlicht: Freitag, 07. September 2018

Rome, September 7. This morning concluded the elective aspect of the General Chapter with the election of the General Vicar of the Order. The Constitutions describe his role: “The general vicar is the first collaborator of the general minister, and if the minister is absent, takes his place.” (126, 1)

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