Year of the Priest Video

In this Rome Reports video, the senior officials of the Vatican’s Congregation for Clergy discuss the upcoming Jubilee Year of the Priest.

Pope Benedict XVI has announced the Church will celebrate the Year dedicated to priests, beginning June 19.

“Priests deserve this,” says Cardinal Claudio Hummes, prefect of the Congregation for Clergy. “They needed this recognition from the Church and from society. Their dignity and importance needed to be recognized.”