‘I believe the Lord wants a change in the Church,’ Pope told Lithuanian Jesuits
October 19, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: The conversation, whose transcript has just been released, took place during the Pope’s recent apostolic journey to Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. “I have said many times that a perversion of the Church today is clericalism,” the Pope said. “But 50 years ago the Second Vatican Council said this clearly: the Church is the People of God.... I know that the Lord wants the Council to make headway in the Church. Historians tell us that it takes 100 years for a Council to be applied. We are halfway there. So, if you want to help me, do whatever it takes to move the Council forward in the Church.”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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