Bishops of the Czech Republic and representatives of religious orders gathered on Oct. 17–19, 2016 in Vranov u Brna at their 107th plenary meeting. Discussions focused on schools, Christian education and catechesis.
The Czech Catholic Church joins the appeal of the “Bells for Aleppo” (#bellsforaleppo). From Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 church bells in the Czech parishes will sound at 5 p.m. as a sign of the Crucified and Risen Christ, our hope.
New General Secretary of the bishops’ conference Stanislav Přibyl was hand over of the possition on September 30, 2016 in Prague.
We prepared brief information about events in the Czech Church for a smooth year (June 2015 - June 2016).
Experiencing God’s mercy and then sharing it – these were the aims of 23 thousand people who have gathered today, July 5, 2016 in Velehrad for the National Pilgrimage to Sts. Cyril and Methodius.
A solemn ceremony was held yesterday, during which the Oxford University conferred honorary degrees on nine distinguished figures, among them Czech theologian and philosopher Tomáš Halík. He is the fourth Czech awarded at Oxford with the honorary doctorate.
On Saturday, 21 May 2016, on the anniversary of the consecration of St. Peter and Paul´s Cathedral, the main church in the Diocese of Brno, The Holy Father Pope Francis appointed the present parish priest at St. Peter and Paul´s Cathedral, Fr. Pavel Konzbul, as the new Auxiliary Bishop of Brno.