- Nov 25, 2008
- Reaction score
- British Turk
- Political Leaning
Benedict announced the new office during a vespers' service Monday, confirming reports in the Italian media of a handful of new Vatican appointments expected to be announced before the pope goes on summer holiday and the Vatican bureaucracy slows down.Pope Benedict XVI is creating a new Vatican office to fight secularization and "re-evangelize" the West - a tacit acknowledgment that his attempts to reinvigorate Christianity in Europe haven't succeeded and need a new boost.
Pope to create new office to fight secularization - Hurriyet Daily News and Economic Review