At the conclusion of a three-day meeting, the permanent council of the Italian Episcopal Conference outlined four priorities to help guide the conference's future actions.
The priorities include the “way of planning” in addressing changing
conditions in the world of labor; the “way of renewal” for the clergy,
through ongoing formation; the “way of reform” of ecclesiastical courts,
in accord with the documents of Pope Francis; and the “way of
cooperation” among dioceses as they consider the reorganization of