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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