Meet 10 of the world’s most amazing priests

Richard SontagSpiritual Reflections

As priests begin new parish assignments in the month of July, here is a look back to 10 of the world’s most amazing priests in 2012. Fr. Andrew Apostoli Fr Andrew Apostoli was a leader in the founding of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, a strict order that lives the austere Franciscan life to the letter. They seek to … Read More

Pope Francis to priests: “Don’t scare off God’s people”

Richard SontagChurch News, Pope Francis

(Vatican Insider, by Pablo Lambo) At the world retreat of priests, the Bishop of Rome gave advice to priests about the relationship they should have with their faithful and also about ecumenism and how to give homilies and about the work of the laity. He also spoke out against clericalism. After his address, the Pope took questions from five priests … Read More

Priests at Mexico City Cathedral hear 5000 confessions

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(CNA).- Responding to an invitation from Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera to seek reconciliation with Christ during the season of Advent, nearly 5000 Catholics stood in line for hours to receive the Sacrament of Confession. According to the Archdiocese of Mexico City’s News Service, some 30 priests spent 12 hours in shifts hearing confessions at the Cathedral of Mexico City Nov. … Read More