#ShortNews: Pope warns against clericalism, worldliness, gossip

Message of the Holy Father for the Archdiocesan Synod in Buenos Aires (Argentina, 27 October 2018);

The Church, during this journey, must be blessed, because walking together so as to grow together, in the particular Church, attracts the blessing of God. And on this journey you will find very good things and some not so good things. So as not to be negative, I will start with the non-good ones and leave the good ones for the end, like the dessert. I will mention three difficulties, three things that have to be taken care of along the way.

First, clericalism. Second, spiritual worldliness. Third, is gossip. The three dangers we find on the road, on this journey of encounter, listening and reflection, the three dangers we will find are clericalism, worldliness and gossip. Defend yourselves from that. “Good, father, that’s fine. And now, what are the certainties?”

Read the full message here; http://press.vatican.va/content/salastampa/en/bollettino/pubblico/2018/10/27/181027e.html

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