Tag: Charles-Marie Himmer

  • Cardijn, Camara and the Pact of the Catacombs

    Cardijn, Camara and the Pact of the Catacombs

    As the Pan-Amazon Synod reaches its conclusion in Rome, around 150 participants have met in the Domitilla Catacombs to commit themselves to a new updated “Pact of the Catacombs.”

  • Suenens clears the decks

    Suenens clears the decks

    Suenens, who had become archbishop of Malines-Brussels in November 1961 just eleven months before the opening of the Council, worked hard to clear the decks among the personnel of the diocese..

  • Suenens vs Cardijn at Vatican II

    Suenens vs Cardijn at Vatican II

    I can’t remember when I first heard that there had been tension between Cardijn and the former archbishop of Malines-Brussels, the famous Cardinal Leon-Joseph Suenens.