Perspectives on the priesthood

Introductory remarks Having had the honour of previously addressing some members of this august body in Perth, Australia, a number of years ago, it is a distinct privilege to address you, in a more international grouping, “sub umbra Petri”, here in the Eternal City of Rome. We meet during the “Year for Priests” established by the Holy Father to help us, as priests wherever we may be, to refurbish our personal contact with the spiritual realities that guide us through this world, to help us persevere in our vocations and to, one might say, recalibrate our navigational instruments setting...

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