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Abbot Primate Gregory J. Polan, O.S.B. and the Abbots President of the Benedictine Confederation met together from 10-12 September 2019 at the Abbey of Tepeyac, Mexico for their annual Synod.

During the course of this meeting, the Abbot Primate and Abbots President examined various issues having impact within the Church and across the Benedictine world at large. In addition, the Synod examined annual reports on the principal activities and events of the Primatial Abbey of Sant’Anselmo, Pontifical Athenaeum of Sant’Anselmo, and Collegio Sant’Anselmo.

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Johannes Fragner elected Abbot of Seckau.

Viktor Dammertz

Viktor Dammertz, osb, a German bishop emeritus of Augsburg, former abbot-general of the Ottilian congregation and former abbot-primate of the Benedictine confederation died on 1 March 2020 in Sankt Ottilien (Upper Bavaria) at the age of 90.

Father Elias Lorenzo

The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis has appointed Father Elias Lorenzo, osb, of the American Congregation of Mount Cassin, as Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey. Bishop Elias served as Prior of St. Anselmo for five years before being elected Abbot President of his congregation. St Mary's Abbey

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On March 21, 2020, Father Marcellin Dhecadjevi completed his term as Prior of the monastery of Kokoubou (diocese of Parakou, Benin).

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Mother Juliana Tatara, prioress of Sujong (diocese of Masan, South Korea) since 2014, having reached the age of retirement mentioned in ST 40.A of the Constitutions, presented her resignation to the Abbot General.

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Dom Jean-Marc Thévenet, Abbot of O. L. of Acey (diocese of Saint-Claude, France) since 2003, having reached the age of retirement mentioned in ST 40.A of the Constitutions, presented his resignation to the Abbot General. With the consent of his Council, the Abbot General accepted the resignation which became effective on January 3, 2020.

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