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Cardinal Dolan’s statement on the Pope Francis interview

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 19, 2013

CARDINAL DOLAN’S STATEMENT ON POPE FRANCIS INTERVIEW IN LA CIVILTÀ CATTOLICA AND AMERICA MAGAZINE

In his interview in La Civiltà Cattolica, and America magazine, our Holy Father confirms what has been apparent during these first six months of his papacy: that he is a man who profoundly believes in the mercy of a loving God, and who wants to bring that message of mercy to the entire world, including those who feel that they have been wounded by the Church. As a priest and bishop, I particularly welcome his reminder that the clergy are primarily to serve as shepherds, to be with our people, to walk with them, to be pastors, not bureaucrats! It is becoming more evident every day that we are blessed with a Pope who is a good shepherd after the heart of Christ.

Text of Pope Francis interview

Read the entire text of Pope Francis’ extended interview with the Jesuit magazines, which was published yesterday.

Pope Francis gives major interview to Jesuit magazines

In a lengthy personal interview, published in Jesuit magazines around the world on Thursday, Pope Francis talks frankly about himself, his Jesuit background and his vision for a more open, inclusive and welcoming Church.

The publication is the result of three private meetings that the Pope held with the head of the Italian Jesuit magazine La Civiltà Cattolica, Fr Antonio Spadaro, in August at the Santa Martha guesthouse in the Vatican.

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