Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Pope Francis: tackles clericalism, gets rid of 'monsignor' title for Priests

As of now, diocesan priests around the world will no longer be able to become a "monsignor” until they turn 65. Under the guidance of Pope Francis, the Secretariat of State communicated the announcement to apostolic nuncios across the world. The move is seen as the latest effort to tackle career clericalism within the Church.

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