Friday, June 3, 2016

Francis: Priests aren’t the boss, but should walk side-by-side with their flocks

Francis: Priests aren’t the boss, but should walk side-by-side with their flocks

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Pope Francis told thousands of priests gathered in Rome for a special celebration of the Jubilee year Friday that they should not seek to stand apart from their people but to instead become immersed in their lives, “always ready to dirty [their] hands” in the work of pastoring.
“The good pastor is not familiar with gloves!” the pontiff told the clergy in his homily during a Mass in St. Peter’s Square concluding the events of the Jubilee for Priests.