mercoledì 12 aprile 2017

Pope wants episcopal conferences to decide on married priests, says cardinal - La Croix International
(Christa Pongratz-Lippitt) Cardinal Walter Kasper says the shortage of priests has become critical. "Priests today are often managers with four or five parishes to look after. They have no time for pastoral work." Cardinal Walter Kasper has told German media he believes Pope Francis favors ordaining married men of proven virtue (known by the Latin term, viri probati), but is also sure the Pope wants to leave the decision up to individual bishops’ conferences. (...)