Countdown to the Shuffle
For weeks, between rumors of some kind of movement involving relations with the followers of Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre and the Pope's plans for the "renovation" of the church's central administration, the meeting has been hotly anticipated.
Seemingly as a run-up to tomorrow's session, Benedict received four of his curial heads in audience today:
- Cardinal Ignace Moussa I Daoud, prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
- Cardinal Renato Martino, president of the Pontifical Councils for Justice and Peace and Migrants and Refugees
- Archbishop Nikola Eterovic, secretary-general of the Synod of Bishops
- and Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, the head of the Vatican library, who was received with an entourage