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Pope Francis today addressed participants in the plenary assembly of the Congregation for the Clergy, telling them that a priest's initial formation in the seminary and his ongoing formation throughout life are "two halves of one reality." "God does not cease to call some men to follow and serve Him in the ordain...read more
Articles from section "Priesthood"
Here is a translation of the Pope’s address today when he received in audience participants in the plenary assembly of the Congregation for the Clergy. * * * Lord Cardinals, Dear Brother …read more
Here is a translation of the statement released Tuesday evening by the Vatican press office regarding the penal proceedings involving former nuncio Josef Wesolwoski. * * * Today, the Promoter …read more
Here is a reflection offered by Monsignor Vincent Foy, a priest of Toronto, at celebrations last month marking his 75th anniversary of ordination. Below his reflection is the text of the …read more
Here below we publish the full text of an address given by ArchbishopDiarmuid Martinof Dublin on the issue of clerical sex abuse. The address was given July 7th at the Anglophone Conference …read more
Married priests? I am one. As a former Anglican minister, I have been ordained as a Catholic priest under a special measure called the Pastoral Provision. Through this process a married man …read more