Archive for February 28th, 2014

Pope Francis: The Church Needs Better Bishops; Go Find Them / Religion News Service

In another strongly worded message to the Catholic hierarchy, Pope Francis on Thursday (Feb. 27) told the Vatican body that vets nominees for bishops that they need to find him better candidates to send to dioceses around the world …

“The pope has blasted hierarchical “careerism” as “a form of cancer” and derided bishops who strut about in church finery as “peacocks.” He has called on bishops to be pastors who are close to the flock and not “airport bishops” who buzz around the world padding their resumes.”

By David Gibson, Religion News Service — Click here to read the rest of this story.

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