NOMINATION OF MEMBERS OF THE CONGREGATION FOR ORIENTAL [EASTERN] CHURCHES
The Pope has named as Members of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches ... Cardinals Roger Michael Mahony and Edward Michael Egan.
Sunday, January 27, 2008
Cardinal Mahony Leaving Los Angeles ? Not Exactly
According to the Vatican's Daily Bulletin (26 Jan 08), it looks like Cardinal Mahony may be leaving the Archdiocese of Los Angeles:
More or less, it says:
Interesting. (H/T: Amy Welborn)
UPDATE: According to a few priest friends, this is more of a commission than a relocation or even resignation from L.A. Most likely, he will remain Archbishop of Los Angeles.
Which brings up some questions, mainly: Does this type of appointment suggest something about the Cardinal's background or areas of study? This makes me curious about what areas of theology he focused on. Is there an intellectual affinity towards the Christian East, such as Cardinal Schonborn has?
Posted by W. at 12:58 AM