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Diego Fares, S.J., a former professor at the Philosophical and Theological Faculty of San Miguel in Argentina, resides in Rome at the house of writers for the Jesuit biweekly La Civiltà Cattolica. An Italian version of this article appeared in that periodical on June 13

TAKE YOUR SEATS. Bishops and cardinals attend the beatification of Pope Paul VI.
Diego Fares, S.J.June 24, 2015
At the opening of the 68th General Assembly of the Italian Episcopal Conference on May 18, Pope Francis asked bishops not to be “pilots” but rather true pastors. Many times, the pontiff has called for “pastoral bishops, not princes,” using images he had previously employed wh