Obituary: Bishop Barry Jones ‘humble and pastoral’

Pope Francis, on his recent tour of Mexico and the United States, said priests and bishops must be servants of the people.

They should not regard their calling as a career in which to seek advancement and notice.

As he spoke, a bishop who personified this ideal was dying, in far-off Christchurch, New Zealand.

Bishop Barry Jones was the servant-priest that Pope Francis wants all priests to be.

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