Posts Tagged ‘Latin American’

Pope to bishops: Serve people, not Church organisation

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Urging the hierarchy to be more pastoral than administrative, Pope Francis has said bishops should ask whether they and their priests are serving “the People of God as a whole” rather than “the Church as an organisation”. The Pope was speaking in Rio de Janeiro to the co-ordinating committee of the Latin American Bishops’ Council Read more

‘Gay lobby’ story obscured Pope’s views on tensions

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

A report that Pope Francis told Latin American religious about a “gay lobby” in the Vatican has overshadowed other remarks the Pope made to the group about points of tension in the Church between religious orders and the hierarchy. The report of what the Pope told leaders of the Latin American and Caribbean Confederation of Read more