Pope Francis: ‘The Holy Spirit is not the property of the hierarchy’

28/04/2016Print This Post

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In his most stinging attack yet on clericalism, Pope Francis has said that the clock has stopped on the long-promised ‘hour of the laity’ – because too many clerics seek to ‘make use of’ lay people instead of serving their needs as Christians active in the world.

For this full Tablet report of the pope’s protest at the blocking by ‘princes of the church’ of the development of the lay faithful, click here.

 

 

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