Thursday, June 06, 2013
Ambition, Freedom and John XXIII
Pope Francis spoke to the academy which trains priests for diplomatic service in the Roman Catholic Church. He recalled that John XXIII, when he worked in the diplomatic core, desired not to become “‘cumbersome and ridiculous.’” Francis offered him as a model to the diplomats-in-training.
Wiki-image of the dome of St. Peter’s, public domain.