Cardinal Grech and Archbishop Lazzaro You Heung sik write to priests worldwide
Vatican City, March 19, 2022
On the occasion of the feast of St. Joseph, Cardinal Mario Grech, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops, and Archbishop Lazzaro You Heung sik, Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy, write to priests worldwide about their contribution as pastors in the midst of the People of God to the synodal process.
With this letter, the two heads of dicasteries want to encourage priests to accept the invitation of Pope Francis “to set out, together, in mutual listening, in sharing ideas and projects, to show the true face of the Church: a hospitable "house", with open doors, inhabited by the Lord and animated by fraternal relationships”.
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