Pope to priests – “go to the outskirts”

During the Chrism Mass Pope Francis  asked priests to go to the “outskirts,” where they are most needed.  Words reminiscent of Frederic “Let us go to the poor”. “Dear priests, may God the Father renew in us the Spirit of holiness with whom we have been...
FAMVIN posts on Pope Francis

FAMVIN posts on Pope Francis

It has been a momentous week following the elections and installation of Pope Francis. The following posts were among the most visited on famvin.org Pope Francis and St. Vincent Cardinal Bergoglio’s Lenten Letter, 2013 Pope’s prayer for Cardinal electors A Vincentian...

Pope Francis and Frederic Ozanam

In their own words… “We live in the most unequal part of the world, which has grown the most yet reduced misery the least,”  Cardinal Bergoglio said during a gathering of Latin American bishops in 2007. “The unjust distribution of goods...