Meeting Military Bishops at the International Conference in Vienna

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On 2 and 3 July 2024, the annual meeting of the Military Bishops took place in Vienna and was hosted by the Military Ordinary for Austria, Bishop Werner Freistetter.

The participants in the international conference, which was also attended by the AMI Executive Committee with Vice President Vice-Adm (ret) Matthieu Borsboom and Secretary General Col. Domenico D’Ortenzi, discussed the role of military chaplaincy in the army, state and society, as well as the initiatives for the upcoming Holy Year 2025.

The meeting marked, among other things, a further step in the preparations for the large international pilgrimage of soldiers, police and security forces to Rome during the Holy Year (8-9 February 2025).