September 17, 2013
On Sept. 17 in the Basilica of St. John Lateran, Pope Francis met with the clergy of the diocese of Rome, of which he is the bishop. In a relaxed and cordial atmosphere, the Holy Father invited the priests to feel free to ask any question they chose, affirming that he considered himself above all to be a priest, and now as pope he was afraid of feeling otherwise.
October 18, 2012
On Sunday, October 28, 2012, Catholic parishes throughout the United States will show support for their priests with prayer, celebration and dialogue. The last Sunday of October is designated as Priesthood Sunday, a one-day celebration of the priesthood organized by parish lay leaders and coordinated by the USA Council of Serra International.
April 30, 2012
On the fourth Sunday of Easter, Pope Benedict XVI conferred priestly ordination upon nine deacons from Roman diocesan seminaries.