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Vatican City, May 11, 2021 / 08:00 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis on Tuesday instituted the new lay ministry of catechist, with the apostolic letter Antiquum ministerium (“Ancient ministry”). You might have questions about what this ministry is and who it is for. In this explainer, CNA answers your burning

CNA Staff, May 11, 2021 / 03:35 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis issued an apostolic letter Tuesday formally instituting the new lay ministry of catechist. The Vatican released the papal letter, Antiquum ministerium (“Ancient ministry”), on May 11 in eight languages, including Italian Sign Language. The pope said that the

CNA Staff, May 5, 2021 / 06:20 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis will issue an apostolic letter next week on the ministry of catechist. The Holy See press office said May 5 that the papal letter, issued motu proprio (“on his own impulse”), would be presented at a press conference