Pope to Clergy: Follow the Good Shepherd

Posted November 18, 2017 8:57 pm by Jim Fair

Pope to Clergy:  Follow the Good Shepherd

“Today as in the past the saints are the most effective evangelizers, and all the baptized are called to reach towards the highest measure of Christian life, namely, holiness,” Pope Francis said on November 16, 2017. “To achieve this ideal of holiness, every ordained minister is called to follow the example of the Good Shepherd, who gave His life for His sheep.”
The Holy Father’s remarks came in the Consistory Hall of the Apostolic Palace, where he received in audience the participants in the International Assembly of the Confederation Apostolic Union of Clergy.
The Pope reminded listeners that expertise in spirituality of

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