Today shortly after 1 p.m., the body of Cardinal Miloslav Vlk has been laid into the archbishops' sepulchre in the cathedral of Sts. Vitus, Wenceslas and Adalbert in Prague, thus concluding the three-day-long farewell with the late archbishop emeritus of Prague.
Cardinal Miloslav Vlk, Archbishop Emeritus of Prague, died in the morning of Saturday, March 18, 2017. The Archbishop of Prague, Cardinal Dominik Duka, calls for prayers and invites the faithful of the Prague Diocese and all those who loved the cardinal and respected him to pay their last respects.
Today, on 18th March 2017, Cardinal Miloslav Vlk, archbishop emeritus of Prague, has died. May he rest in peace. Details concerning his funeral will be published in due time.
On January 24–25, 2017, the 108th plenary meeting of the bishops of the Czech Republic and the representatives of men and women religious orders took place in Prague. Among others, it focused on families and the Charity; bishops also prayed for Cardinal Miloslav Vlk and took part in an ecumenical worship.
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).