Printer friendly
"AcronymFinder.com

What does CDWDS stand for?

CDWDS stands for Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments

This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.

Samples in periodicals archive:

Batley-born the Rt Rev Arthur Roche has been made Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, a key department within the Roman Curia, the administrative arm of the Roman Catholic Church.
According to a report late last month by Andrea Tornielli in the Italian daily Il Giornale, the prefect of the Vatican's Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Cardinal Antonio Canizares Llovera, met with Pope Benedict XVI on April 4 (the fact that we have a precise date is significant) to present a list of proposed changes to the liturgical norms for the celebration of the Eucharist.
In reality, Cardinal Francis Arinze, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, made it clear in a December, 2004 television interview, that, "These Rainbow Sash people are really saying, 'We are homosexuals, we intend to remain so and we want to receive Holy Communion.
886/02/0 Vatican City, May 16, 2002 Most Reverend Excellency: The Congregation for the Clergy has sent this Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments your Excellency's letter, asking us to clarify the possibility that men with homosexual tendencies be able to receive priestly ordination.
Vatican City -- Nigerian Cardinal Francis Arinze, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, has stated in a television interview with EWTN that pro-abortion Catholic politicians and homosexual activists may not receive Holy Communion.
This body of bishops has the support of Rome's Cardinal Francis Arinze, President of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, who is very concerned about the unworthy reception of Communion by public dissenters.