The Catholic Biblical Federation will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Federation by organizing an International Biblical Congress in Rome from April 23-26, 2019. The Congress shall reflect upon the work and fruit of the Federation during past 50 years, identify the challenges for Biblical pastoral ministry in the current ecclesial reality and outline its objectives and priorities for the coming years.
THE BIBLE AND LIFE:
Biblical Inspiration of the Entire Pastoral Life and
Mission of the Church (VD 73)
Experiences and Challenges
The workshops offered during the Congress will critically address the various aspects of the pastoral reality of the Church and will seek to identify, with the active help of the participants, the best practices and the most important challenges of each of the regions of the Catholic Biblical Federation.
"The Federation seeks to promote and develop the Biblical Pastoral Ministry in such a way as to allow the Word of God as present in Sacred Scripture to become a dynamic source of inspiration for all areas of the life and mission of the Church in today’s world". (CBF Constitution, 9.1)