Vatican, 25th. 21/04: 02 PM (ACI). – At the opening of the 6th General Assembly of the Italian Episcopal Conference (CEI), Saint Papa Francis asked on May 26 the bishop Pay more attention to the training of seminaries. The Pope warned of “a great danger, which is to err in the formation and mission of the seminary”. He regretted that “Many times we saw seminaries that looked good, but they were tough. Hardness is not a good feeling, there were other problems behind hardness.”
The Pope commented on the affairs of the seminary, which were admitted without sufficient information after leaving other congregations and the diocese. Referring to a letter from the prefect of the congregation to the priests on priestly formation, the Holy Father warned: “We cannot play with the youth who come to the seminary”.
Upon arriving at the hotel in Rome where the meeting takes place, the Pope presided over a prayer in which all those present invoked the Holy Spirit. Subsequently, the President of CEI, Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti thanked the Holy Father for his presence at the opening of the General Assembly, who addresses the topic on the occasion: “Declaration of the Gospel in Reincarnation Time – To Begin a Synagogue Tour” for” .
After this, Saint Papa automatically addressed a few words to the bishops and briefly addressed three subjects: Durbar, Madrasa and Dharmasabha.
With regard to the courts, the Holy Father said that he is satisfied with the steps taken. The pope also commented that Roman Rota’s prediction of “a visit by two judges” to the court and that he had recently spoken with the dean on the subject.
Finally, the Pope talked about the Synod. He remarked that the Italian bishops would “start walking” and recalled that “many things have happened to date since the first meeting in São Pedro”.
Pope said that “even in the CIS, there is amnesia, we forget what we did and moved on, and the one thing we forgot was the Florence Congress, five years ago”. For the Holy Father, “Synod” The church Should be based on the Italian Florence Congress “because” the Florence meeting is the legacy that should illuminate the moment “.
According to the Pope, “The Synod must begin from the bottom to the top, in small communities, in parishes and it will ask for patience from us, it will ask for work from us, it will motivate us to talk to the people”.
According to Saint Papa Francis, these are the 4 pillars for building a good seminary. https://t.co/1aacxHoxjT
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