Pope tells priests to keep homilies brief: ‘no more than 10 minutes!’

Posted February 7, 2018 1:13 pm by CNA Daily News

Pope tells priests to keep homilies brief: ‘no more than 10 minutes!’

Vatican City, Feb 7, 2018 / 04:43 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday Pope Francis touched on a topic close to home for both parish priests and people in the pews, offering his recipe for what makes a good homily, saying they should be short and well-prepared.

However, he also pointed to the amount of complaining that happens when people are unenthusiastic about homilies, and told faithful that even when bored, they also have to make an effort by actively listening, and being patient with the limits of their pastor.

“Those listening have to do their part too,” the Pope said Feb. 7,

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