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.
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.
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).
Bishops of the Czech Republic and representatives of religious orders met in Velehrad on July 6–7, 2016 for their plenary meeting.
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.
Msgr. Tomáš Holub was ordained a bishop of the city on Saturday, Apr. 30, 2016, by Cardinal Dominik Duka.