Pope Francis – With the Smell of the Sheep: The Pope Speaks to Priests, Bishops, and Other Shepherds

Smell_Sheep-croppedPope Francis  – With the Smell of the Sheep: The Pope Speaks to Priests, Bishops, and Other Shepherds, with a Foreword by Bishop Robert Barron is a collection of texts by Pope Francis consisting of all his addresses to priests and bishops, where he shares his vision of the priesthood, ministry, and service to the People of God. In addition, the volume contains his addresses to seminarians, bishops, members of the curia and religious orders, where he also shares words of compassion with victims of clergy sexual abuse. The pope’s addresses and homilies are arranged according to the following headings:

Chrism Masses
Meetings with Priests
Priestly Formation
Meetings with Bishops
Christmas Greetings to the Roman Curia
Other Occasions

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