Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday called on bishops from around the world to revive the Christian faith among those who have forgotten or abandoned it.
The Church needs a new ‚Äúmissionary dynamic‚ÄĚ of lay people and must pay ‚Äúparticular attention (to) baptized people who do not live according to the requirements of the baptism,‚ÄĚ he said as 262 bishops wound up a three-week huddle that broached all major issues and crises shaking the 2,000-year-old institution.
Clerics must also apply ‚Äúnew methods, a new language that suits different cultures‚ÄĚ in their bid for a ‚Äúnew evangelism,‚ÄĚ he said during a closing mass at Saint Peter‚Äôs....
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SNAP wrote: I think this means nothing. Francis will be the third pope to do this. These events are tremendous public relations boons for the church. They leave not a single child safer. They cause no cover-up to be exposed or prevented. They bring no discipline to proven enablers.