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Pope : No politicking, no high society

From left, newly ordained bishops Waldemar Stanislaw Sommertag, Alfred Xuereb, and JosÃ\u0088 Avelino Bettencourt lay on a carpet as Pope Francis celebrates their ordination mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Monday, March 19, 2018. (Andreas Solaro/Pool photo via AP) xap104
From left, newly ordained bishops Waldemar Stanislaw Sommertag, Alfred Xuereb, and JosÃ\u0088 Avelino Bettencourt lay on a carpet as Pope Francis celebrates their ordination mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Monday, March 19, 2018. (Andreas Solaro/Pool photo via AP) xap104
Published Mar. 19, 2018

Associated Press

Pope Francis celebrates the ordination mass Monday in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican for newly ordained bishops Waldemar Stanislaw Sommertag, Alfred Xuereb and José Avelino Bettencour. Francis is cautioning bishops to avoid politicking, business and high society. He said bishops should "abandon the temptation to become princes," and that they are tasked "more with serving than dominating."