Bishops will meet in Velehrad

Moravian place of pilgrimage Velehrad will host the jubilee 90th plenary meeting of the Czech Bishops’ Conference on 3–4 July 2012.
Published: 27. 6. 2012 16:04

Velehrad: Bishops of the Czech Republic will discuss – among other things – the settlement of relations between State and Churches or about the Church in the today’s society. They will also deal with the Caritas Czech Republic and the Catholic Association of Hospital Chaplains.

Bishops will also discuss the beatification procedure of 14 Franciscan martyrs of Prague. The plenary assembly will be concluded by Concert of People of Good Will on July 4, 2012. On the feast-day of Ss. Cyril and Methodius bishops will co-celebrate a Holy Mass outside the Velehrad Basilica at 10.30 am.

During the plenary, available for journalists will be press spokeswoman of the Czech Bishops’ Conference Ms. Monika Vývodová, phone +420 731 625 984, e-mail:

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