Pope Francis urges church to renew structures; says no place for "sad" priests and nuns

  • Article by: FRANCES D'EMILIO , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 6, 2013 - 12:50 PM

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis called for structural renewal in the Catholic church to keep up with the times, although advising future priests and nuns Saturday to shun costly trappings like the latest smart phones so they can use more resources to help the poor.

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partskcojJul. 6, 13 1:38 PM

It's too late. The catholic church is dying. Too much corruption. The abuse disaster and the corrupt Vatican is enough to obsolete the church. The enormity of the abuse is just starting to be identified world wide. All organized religions are the root cause of most of the worlds problems. It's time for people to develop their own personal relationship with their God. Organized religion is no longer needed!

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