Category: Pope Benedict XVI

Co-Workers of the Truth 6/10

In discussions about the priesthood, the thought is variously expressed that being a priest is, in fact, not a realistic vocation nowadays because the priest has no place in a world of specialization since it is impossible for anyone to…

Co-Workers of the Truth 6/9

In his autobiographical reflections, the French theologian Marc Oraison relates in a thought-provoking manner how he found his way from doctor to priest.  In his struggle against sickness and death, he had many successes as a surgeon, he says, but…

Co-Workers of The Truth 6/8

What exactly is ordination?  And what is the priesthood it confers?  These are questions that were raised again in the disputes of the last few years and for which we must relearn the answer.  The Church’s liturgy gives the answer…