Pope Francis said he liked to imagine seminaries as a kind of Holy Family of Nazareth, the place in which Jesus was “welcomed, guarded and formed in view of the mission entrusted to him by the Father.”
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In his homily, Patriarch Pizzaballa pointed to the difficulties associated with being a diocese covering four countries with four distinct national identities, in addition to navigating language differences.
The Holy Father spoke about this topic at a meeting with Jesuits in Mozambique earlier this month, says La Civiltà Cattolica transcript.
Phoenix shepherd writes about three factors: the sexual revolution, weak seminaries and clericalism.
He also told priests that they are men of God 24 hours a day, pointing to the witness of Blessed Pino Puglisi, who was assassinated by the mafia 25 years ago.
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