Pope Francis Changes Rules on Use of "Monsignor" Title

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Pope Francis has instituted a change in the title of “monsignor”, ordering that within dioceses it only be granted to priests who are at least 65 years of age, the Vatican announced today.   In a statement issued by the Secretariat of State, the Vatican said it had informed bishops’ conferences, through a circula…

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