Enxomil, Portugal -- Pastoral Conference for Priests
On February 9, a conference for priests on pastoral topics was held at the Enxomil Conference Center in Arcozelo, near Oporto. This year was the 17th in the series of gatherings. The theme was “The Family: Joys and Difficulties of Walking Together.” About a hundred priests from various dioceses of Portugal took part. The conference was presided over by Cardinal Manuel Clemente, the Latin Patriarch of Lisbon, and by Msgr. Jos Rafael Espirito Santo, the regional vicar of Opus Dei.
Cardinal Clemente’s address centered on key topics related to the two synods on the family. Professor Diogo Gonçalves from the University of Lisbon presented some ideas and practical experiences regarding the strengthening of family values.
Romana, n. 60, January-June 2015, p. 124.