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If Pope Francis has called for women to be messengers of faith and hope (and let’s face it, this also refers to men and young Catholics) then there must first be a correct understanding of Vatican II (in terms of the ‘Call to Holiness’ and the ‘role of laity’) in the churches in England and Wales, as well as renewed solid catechesis.
Unless these problems are rectified then there will continue to be few messengers of faith and hope.