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Reflection 348  Based on the 1965 Vatican II document: 
Decree on Bishops
- Article 18

(Comments welcome here)


Like earlier articles, this one also stresses that a bishop is not just bishop of a handful of Catholics. He's a shepherd for everyone in his diocese, especially the poor and maginalized, such as migrants, prisoners and refugees

Jesus, please help all bishops to get out of the office a bit more
and to have the chance for more contact with the poor