Pope John Paul II confirms the mandate of Card. Suenens

2 January 1979


On December 2, 1978 Pope John Paul II received Cardinal L.J. Suenens in an audience at the Vatican. During the audience, Pope John Paul II confirmed and renewed the mandate that Pope Paul VI gave to Cardinal Suenens to guide the evolution of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal so that it may fully enter into the heart of the Church.

Pope John Paul II also expressed his appreciation for the Malines Document II, entitled “Ecumenism and the Charismatic Renewal” and expressed his desire for the Cardinal to continue his pastoral work along this line.

Taken from the ICCRS Newsletter, January-February 1979

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