Francis warns cardinals against ‘useless wrangling’ over power. This is for all of us

 

by Joshua J. McElwee

Vatican City – Pope Francis told the world’s Catholic cardinals they must act as servants to the people under their care, admonishing them not to undertake “useless wrangling” about who is more important but to earn their authority by serving those most in need. In a June 28 ceremony at St. Peter’s Basilica marking the creation of 14 new cardinals, the pope said, “The only credible form of authority is born of sitting at the feet of others in order to serve.”

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