martedì 26 settembre 2023

As cardinal, patriarch of Jerusalem will keep his ‘feet on the ground, heart with the people’

(Judith Sudilovsky, OSV News)
With his elevation to the rank of cardinal, the Mother Church of Jerusalem has acquired a voice in the life of the church, said Cardinal-designate Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the Latin patriarch of Jerusalem, at a Sept. 21 press conference. “This is something positive and long-awaited,” Cardinal-designate Pizzaballa told the journalists a day before he was to travel to Rome in preparation for the consistory called by Pope Francis to create 21 new cardinals Sept. 30 at the Vatican.  (...)