Pope says priests' homilies too often 'boring, endless'

(ANSA) - Assisi, October 4 - Too many priests deliver homilies that are boring, interminable and incomprehensible, Pope Francis said Friday.

In off-the-cuff remarks during a visit to Assisi, the pope warned his clergy to think carefully about the content of their sermons.

Enough of "these (kinds of) homilies - endless, tedious, in which you do not understand anything," Francis said at a meeting with clergy in Assisi's Cathedral of San Rufino.

The pope was in Assisi to mark the feast day of the 13th-century saint he took his name from.

ARTICLES

Pages

More News From Italy

(ANSA) - Milan, March 5 - Milan Expo has clocked up over 1 million 'likes' on its Facebook page and
(ANSA) - Nicosia, March 5 - The European Central Bank will begin its quantitative easing program
(see related)(ANSA) - Rome, March 5 - Electricity was cut off in some 13,000 homes in the central
(ANSA) - Paris, March 5 - Paris on Thursday presented a bid to host the Universal Exposition in
(ANSA) - Tel Aviv, March 5 - Israel on Thursday presented the logo for its pavilion at Expo 2015
(by Nicoletta Castagni). (ANSA) - Rome, March 5 - The arabesque - an ornamental design consisting
(Global Times) - Beijing, March 5 - With the recent economic data pointing to a soft start to the
(ANSA) - Messina, March 5 - Italian police on Thursday arrested a man in a village near Messina in

Pages