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Curia reform: Changing attitudes and structures

VATICAN (CNS): Pope Francis’ plan for the reform of the Roman Curia will change the names of several offices and merge a few of them, but the biggest change it hopes to spark is one of attitude.
 
The last major reorganisation of the Curia came with Pope St. John Paul II’s apostolic constitution, Pastor Bonus (The Good Shepherd) in 1988, which—in its very first sentence—spoke of Jesus entrusting the apostles with “the mission of making disciples in all nations and of preaching the gospel to every creature.”

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