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The Vatican is planning on issuing a new document on the formation of seminarians that could be published to coincide with the end of the Year for Priests.
Cardinal Zenon Grocholewski, prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education, intends to hold a meeting of various permanent Vatican inter-dicastery commissions concerned with the formation of candidates to the priesthood.
“The purpose is to study the possibility, at the end of the Year for Priests, of publishing a short text, incisive and very clear, on the formation of candidates to the priesthood,” Archbishop Jean-Louis Brugues, secretary of the Congregation for Catholic Education, said in an interview with L’Osservatore Romano today.