When Pope Francis addressed more than 100 leaders of male religious orders in November, he didn’t mince words.
He’s worried about the way young men are trained to become priests. “Problems are not solved simply by forbidding doing this or that,” said Francis, according to the Italian Jesuit magazine La Civilta Cattolica, which on Friday published his remarks for the first time. Seminarians should do more than just follow the rules, he said. Continue reading