Msgr. Tomáš Holub was ordained a bishop of the city on Saturday, Apr. 30, 2016, by Cardinal Dominik Duka.
Bishops of the Czech Republic and the representatives of religious orders met on April 18–20, 2016 in Hejnice at the 105th plenary meeting of the Czech Bishops’ Conference.
A new secretary general of the Czech Bishops’ Conference was elected on Apr. 19, 2016, during the conference’s 105th plenary that takes place in Hejnice, North Bohemia – Father Stanislav Přibyl, current vicar general of the Litoměřice diocese. He will start working at the conference’s secretariat on May 1 and take up his office on Oct. 1.
The apostolic nunciature in Prague released today, 12th February 2016, information about the appointment of a new bishop of the Plzeň diocese. Tomáš Holub, general secretary of the Czech Bishops’ Conference, will replace František Radkovský as the head of the diocese.
On Jan. 19–20, 2016, the 104th plenary meeting of diocesan bishops and representatives of religious orders from the Czech Republic took place in Prague. The working session of the Czech Bishops’ Conference was preceded with an ecumenical worship.
Refugees from countries afflicted by war are coming to Europe exhausted and bare-handed. For many Czechs who would like to help these migrants, the Caritas Czech Republic launched an electronic database where to offer help – accommodation, material support or volunteering.
We release the statement of the president and the vice-president of the Czech Bishops’ Conference concerning the current proceedings and priorities with the view of help in the recent migration wave.
Brief information about events in the Czech Church for a smooth year (June 2014 - June 2015).
July 6 through 9, 2015, the 36th Congress of the European Vocations was held in Prague on the theme: How to guide young people to priesthood and consecrated life in the family today.
Some 23 thousand people have attended today (5th July 2015) the mass in the Moravian place of pilgrimage Velehrad to celebrate the feast of Sts. Cyril and Methodius. They recalled some significant anniversaries here and prayed for current problems as well.