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Pope urges reform, wants church with modern spirit


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  • Craig Clark Boulder, CO
    Oct. 1, 2013 11:10 a.m.

    “Leaders of the Church have often been Narcissus, flattered and sickeningly excited by their courtiers. The court is the leprosy of the papacy.”

    “This Vatican-centric view neglects the world around us. I do not share this view and I'll do everything I can to change it.”

    Powerful statements being made by this Pope.