Posts Tagged ‘Rigidity’

An unwanted rigidity has been introduced into some seminaries

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

A rigidity has been re- established in some seminaries which is “not related to situational discernment” according to Cardinal Beniamino Stella, prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy. He made the comment in an interview in L’Osservatore Romano about a new version of the Vatican’s document on priestly formation, “The Gift of Priestly Vocation / Read more

Pope: rigidity is a sign of a weak heart

Friday, December 19th, 2014

At Mass in Casa Santa Marta on Monday, Pope Francis reflected on the day’s Gospel reading, in which the chief priests asked Jesus by what authority He did His works. This was a demand that demonstrates the “hypocritical heart” of those people, Pope Francis said. They were people who were not interested in the truth, Read more