Articles on this issue "clergy"
The number of priests steadily increased between 2000 and 2006, according to the newest pontifical yearbook. Benedict XVI received today from his secretary of state the 2008 edition of the …read more
When one priest finds himself doing the work of three or four, practical support is very much in order, says the director of a Web site that facilitates idea-and-resource-sharing among clergy. …read more
The Church in Cuba's main obstacle is a lack of staff, especially priests who are natives to the island nation, said Aid to the Church in Need's specialist on Cuba. Javier Legorreta and his …read more
Priests must have a true friendship with Christ if they want to succeed in their mission, says Benedict XVI. The Pope affirmed this Saturday when he received in audience professors and …read more
Priests aren't perfect, and they need help to live their vocation and mission in today's world, says the prefect of the Congregation for Clergy. Cardinal Cláudio Hummes said this in comments …read more
A diocesan priest was murdered Sunday in what investigators believe was a case of robbery turned homicide. The body of 50-year-old Father Pedro Orellana Hidalgo showed that he had been …read more
Forty-eight religious from the Legion of Christ were ordained to the priesthood Saturday in Rome. Archbishop Luigi de Magistris, retired pro-major penitentiary, celebrated Saturday's …read more