January 9, 2007

Vatican Information Service Bulletin

The following, in it's entirety, is a copyrighted transcript of the Vatican Information Service.

SUMMARY:


POPE TO INAUGURATE LATIN AMERICAN EPISCOPAL CONFERENCE

 VATICAN CITY, JAN 9, 2007 (VIS) - In the Holy See Press Office on Friday, January 12, Fr. David Gutierrez Gutierrez, director of the press office of the Latin American Episcopal Council (CELAM), will brief journalists on the forthcoming Fifth General Conference of the Episcopate of Latin America and the Caribbean. The meeting will be held in Aparecida, Brazil from 13 to 31 May, and is due to be inaugurated by the Holy Father Benedict XVI.

 

AUDIENCES

 VATICAN CITY, JAN 9, 2007 (VIS) - Yesterday evening, the Holy Father received in audience Cardinal Joachim Meisner, archbishop of Cologne, Germany.

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