Monsignori No More

The Vatican Insider reports that Pope Francis has abolished the title of “monsignor” for all religious clergy and for diocesan clergy younger than 65.

The action is not retroactive, but I wonder how many clergy might opt to turn in their purple and go back to just plain “Father.”

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Todd lives in the Pacific Northwest, serving a Catholic parish as a lay minister.
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3 Responses to Monsignori No More

  1. Liam says:

    Monsignori are a papal honor, so there’s no subsidiary to it whatsoever anyway.

  2. John Drake says:

    I stand corrected.

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