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Manila Archbishop urges priests: Pursue solidarity with people

Manila Archbishop urges priests: Pursue solidarity with people

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CHURCH leaders must actively pursue the mission of building solidarity with the people and refrain from idleness and personal attachments, Manila Archbishop Jose Cardinal Advincula urged fellow priests.  “Let us let go of all rigidities and attachments to be available for this mission… Let us allow the fire of the missionary seal to constantly burn in our priestly hearts,” Advincula said during his homily for the Chrism Mass held at the Manila Cathedral on April 14. Advincula reminded the leaders not to see themselves as someone above the people but rather as someone who will lead them in solidarity with God. He added that God anointed them to act on behalf of His people, especially the needy and oppressed.  “Let us keep going out, administering to all, so that the good new...