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Stacey Noem, M.Div., is the director of human and spiritual formation for the Master of Divinity Program at the University of Notre Dame, in Notre Dame, Ind.

FaithShort Take
Stacey Noem
Pope Francis has criticized clerics who are “far from the people.” One solution, writes Stacey Noem of the University of Notre Dame, is to better integrate candidates for the priesthood with lay students.