Year for Priests: 2010 international meeting of priests in Rome
The arrival of 5 thousand priests from around the world is expected, especially from Europe. The three-day meeting will conclude with a vigil with the pope and Mass celebrated by Benedict XVI in St Peter’s Square.
Vatican City (AsiaNews) – From 9 to 11 June at the conclusion of the Year for Priests launched by Benedict XVI, an international meeting of priests will be held in Rome. The participation of at least 5 thousand priests from all continents is expected. Mgr. Mauro Piacenza, secretary of the Congregation for the Clergy, told AsiaNews that this appointment will be “the embrace of the Church and of the Holy Father to priests for their unflagging and hidden service”.
Over the three days in June, priests will have the opportunity to deepen themes that have already emerged as the guidelines of the Year for Priests.