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Vatican deluged with applications for "Worldwide Gathering of Priests"

Worldwide surge in priests’ interest in June gathering with Pope

April 26, 2010

From: CatholicCulture.org via Pewsitter.com

The Vatican organizers of a worldwide gathering of priests in June have been forced the extend a registration deadline because of an overwhelming response to the Pope’s invitation.

The 3-day gathering, marking the conclusion of the Year for Priests, is being organized by the Congregation for Clergy. That office has reported a deluge of applications, and announced that the deadline for registration will now be set back to May 17.

Cardinal Claudio Hummes, the prefect of the Congregation for Clergy, has encouraged priests to participate in the event as a means of showing Pope Benedict their “solidarity, support, condience, and unconditional communion in the face of frequent attacks.”

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