a redesign for papal Masses in St. Peter's Square!
Monday, February 19, 2018
I wonder if this was staged for Pete's humble sake?:
Pope backs down, OKs resignation of divisive Nigerian bishop
Pope Francis backed down Monday and accepted the resignation of Nigerian
bishop who had been rejected for years by the priests of his diocese,
setting a precedent that could have repercussions in Chile and elsewhere
when papal authority is challenged. The announcement came after Francis
in June issued a harsh ultimatum to the priests of Nigeria's southern
Ahiara diocese, warning they would lose their jobs if they didn't obey
him and accept Monsignor Peter Okpaleke as their bishop. Francis gave
each priest 30 days to pledge their obedience. The Vatican said Monday
that 200 priests obeyed, but some still expressed problems in working
with Okpaleke. Pope Benedict XVI had appointed Okpaleke to Ahiara ...