In a newly-released interview Pope Francis discussed the shortage of vocations to the priesthood, saying the first response must be prayer. He also mentioned working with youth, the low birthrate, and the ordination of married men.
In a new document on the priesthood, the Vatican’s Congregation for Clergy has reiterated that men with “deeply rooted homosexual tendencies” shouldn’t be admitted to Catholic seminaries and, therefore, shouldn’t become Catholic priests. Much more is also found in the new document.
HOLY CHRISM MASS – HOMILY OF POPE FRANCIS Anointed with the oil of gladness Dear Brother Priests, In the eternal “today” of Holy Thursday, when Christ showed his love for … Continua a leggere