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Pope Francis recalls 70th anniversary of secular insitutes

October 30, 2017

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CWN Editor's Note: Pope Pius XII’s decision to create secular institutes “was in a certain sense revolutionary,” said Pope Francis. “Indeed, it outlined a new form of consecration, that of the lay faithful and diocesan priests called to live evangelical counsel[s] in the secular life in which they are immersed.”

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