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Reflection 247   Based on the Vatican II document 
On the Mission Activity of the Church
Ad Gentes  - 29

(Comments welcome here)


This article calls for an updating and modernising of the Vatican organisation called "The Office for the Propagation of the Faith"
(not to be confused with the Society for the Propagation of the Faith).
It should have representatives from bishops' conferences, men's and women's institutes and lay organisations

After Vatican II, the OPF had a name change to "The Congregation for the Evagelisation of Peoples"

The C.E.P. currently consists of 49 members: 35 Cardinals, 5 Archbishops, 2 Bishops, 4 National Directors of the Pontifical Mission Societies, 3 Superiors General.  It is headed by Archbishop Fernando Filoni (Titular Archbishop of Volturno) from Italy and its Secretary is Archbishop Savio Hon Tai-Fai, S.D.B. (Titular Archbishop of Sila) from Hong Kong    - from this article

Spot the differences between Article 29 and the words in brown:
any lay people?....any women?...any reps from bishops' conferences?

Jesus, please help the Pope and Curia to do what Vatican II asked to be done