Pope Francis has abolished the practice of rewarding priests under the age of 65 with the title of "monsignor." Wonderful! I wholeheartedly support any and all attempts to level the hierarchical structure that encourages both careerism and clericalism in our church.
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In This Issue
- Editorial: Demand nuclear disarmament, not deterrence
- The fear of real Roman Curia reform
- Violence, culture of impunity still plague El Salvador
- This issue's Special Section: Family Life
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by Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service The Francis Chronicles
by Brian Roewe Eco Catholic