Catholic bishops meet by video


Archbishop Lackner opens conference

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Archbishop Franz Lackner has opened the online general assembly of the Austrian Bishops’ Conference.

Archbishop Franz Lackner opened the online general assembly of the Austrian Bishops’ Conference on Monday afternoon. The four-day consultations will take place again in the form of a video conference due to a corona infection in the vicinity of the Archbishop of Salzburg.

According to Kathpress, the chairman of the Bishops’ Conference himself has no symptoms of an illness, has already tested negative several times and leads the deliberations of the bishops from self-isolation.

Conference: human trafficking first topic

The first topic of the Roman Catholic bishops on Monday was a study afternoon on human trafficking. Further topics are the effects of the corona pandemic on church life, pastoral care and offers of help. Due to the ruling by the Constitutional Court, the topic of assisted suicide and terminal care is also on the agenda. The online general assembly ends on Thursday (March 11th).

(Those: APA)

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