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pope francis at left, with out of focus cardinals and bishops sitting in front of the camera
Justin McLellan – Catholic News Service
Lengthy, abstract homilies are “a disaster,” so preaching should be limited to 10 minutes, Pope Francis said to diocesan liturgical directors on Jan. 20.
Father Michael Pfleger speaks during a news conference outside St. Sabina Church in Chicago.
Associated Press
A prominent Roman Catholic priest known for his activism has been reinstated as leader of his Chicago parish after being cleared by church officials of allegations that he sexually abused a minor decades ago.
Pope Francis gives a thumbs up when shown a puppet by a priest attending an audience with Latin American seminary rectors and staff members in the Clementine Hall of the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican.
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
The mission of a seminary “is not to form ‘supermen’ who pretend to know and control everything,” but to help seminarians become priests who are humble servants, Pope Francis said.