Pope renews warnings against rigid priests, clericalism
June 11, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: On June 10, Pope Francis received seminarians from Ancona in Italy’s Marche region (map). “Clericalism is a perversion of the priesthood: it is a perversion. And rigidity is one of the manifestations,” the Pope said. “When I find a rigid seminarian or young priest, I say ‘something bad is happening to this one on the inside.’ Behind every rigidity, there is a serious problem, because rigidity lacks humanity.”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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