Briefing of the Director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke, on the 21st Meeting of the Council of Cardinals (11-13 September 2017)
At 13.00 today, the director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke, gave a briefing on the twenty-first meeting of the Council of Cardinals with the Holy Father Francis.
The Council of Cardinals met for three days: Monday 11, Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 September. All members of the Council were present, apart from His Eminence Cardinal George Pell and His Eminence Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya. The Holy Father joined the group only from Tuesday morning onwards, following his apostolic trip to Colombia, and was absent this morning for the General Audience.
The working sessions took place in the