Guest column: Pope Francis wants not another church, but a different church

By , Guest Columnist Updated: March 02, 2022 4:00 AM CT | Published: March 02, 2022 4:00 AM CT
Val Handwerker
Guest Columnist

Val Handwerker

A lifelong Memphian and Catholic priest for 45 years, Valentine Handwerker is pastor of St. Patrick Parish in South Downtown.

In churches throughout the world, and right here in Memphis, small groups are gathering to pray and reflect on the future of the church. St. Patrick Catholic Church is trying to heed Pope Francis’ invitation to “journey together.”


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