- Wednesday, 07 October 2009 13:17
In the August-September 2009 issue of Inside the Vatican, Angela Ambrogetti interviews Archbishop Mauro Piacenza, the archbishop-secretary of the Congregation of the Clergy on the year dedicated to the priest. In the interview Archbishop Piacenza notes:
1. “Among the new generations [of priests] there is a certainly a great desire for commitment, spirituality, rigorous training, a life of ascesis and penance.
2. “…the Church does not invent its doctrine [on the priesthood] but has received it from the Lord Jesus.”
3. “Believers need to find a