Pope Calls on Religious Orders to Return to Their Roots

Addressing a group of religious superiors, the Holy Father issued a call for a return to tradition in religious life:

Vatican City, Feb 19, 2008 / 10:53 am (CNA).- Yesterday, Pope Benedict XVI spoke to the members of the executive committee of the International Union of Superiors General, telling them that “when communities have chosen to return to the origins and live in a way more in keeping with the spirit of the founder,” they see positive signs of renewal.

… “The process of secularization which is advancing in contemporary culture does not, unfortunately, spare even religious communities.” [Full Story at CNA]