SLOVAKIA: TOPICS FOR THE PLENARY SESSION OF THE BISHOPS’ CONFERENCE
(Sir Europe - Bratislava) - Preparations for the celebration of the Year of Ss. Cyril and Methodius; activities of the Council for the Slovaks living abroad; and preparations for the National Youth Meeting: those are the topics planned for the 72nd plenary session of the Bishops’ Conference of Slovakia, due to take place on 18-20 June. The prelates will approve a pastoral letter on the occasion of the opening of the Year of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, and discuss the statute of the Association of Catholic Schools of Slovakia and of the Commission for Catechesis and Education of the Bishops’ Conference. Attention will also focus on the information about the pilgrimage of the merciful image of the Virgin Mary in the dioceses of the country. The program will include a meeting with the presidents of the conferences of major superiors of men and women religious in Slovakia.