Pope Francis Speaks to the World’s Religious

Screen Shot 2014-01-07 at 3.00.33 PMThe Italian Jesuit magazine La Civilta Cattolica recently published comments Pope Francis made on Nov. 29 at a closed-door meeting with 120 superiors general of religious orders from around the world. The piece was written by Fr. Antonio Spadaro, SJ, who interviewed Pope Francis last year. The Pope spoke about formation, vocations and working on the frontiers to serve those in need.

“Wake up the world! Be witnesses of a different way of doing things, of acting, of living!” Pope Francis encouraged those gathered in November.

Read the English translation here.

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