Pope Francis fuels rumors he may quit in sermon on ‘the virtue of stepping aside at the right time’

During the Sunday Angelus, a Catholic prayer the Pope often leads on Sundays and holy days, the Pontiff said: ‘It is easy to become attached to roles and positions, to the need to be esteemed, recognised and rewarded.’

He continued: ‘It is good for us too to cultivate, like [Saint] John [the Baptist], the virtue of setting ourselves aside at the right moment, bearing witness that the point of reference of life is Jesus.

‘To step aside, to learn to take one’s leave: I have completed this mission, I have had this meeting, I will step aside and leave room to the Lord. To learn to step aside, not to take something for ourselves in recompense.’
— Read on www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11639905/Pope-fuels-rumours-quit-sermon-virtue-stepping-aside-right-time.html

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