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Sixteen new priests were ordained Feb. 1–2, 2024, in Seoul, South Korea.

16 priests, 25 deacons ordained in Seoul, site of World Youth Day 2027

Feb 6, 2024

By Walter Sánchez Silva

Archbishop Peter Chung Soon-taek of Seoul recently ordained 16 new priests and 25 new deacons for the archdiocese that will... Read more

Pope Francis ordains a priest in St. Peter's Basilica, April 26, 2015.

Ex-film director, soccer player to be ordained Catholic priests by Pope Francis on Sunday

Apr 20, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Samuel Piermarini was offered a chance to sign for A.S. Roma’s youth team but felt a call to the priesthood Read more

Pope Francis speaks to new priests May 12, 2019.

Confused about life? Listen to the Good Shepherd, Pope Francis advises

May 12, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Sunday, Pope Francis advised listening to and speaking with Christ the Good Shepherd in prayer, so that one can... Read more

Pope Francis ordains priests in St. Peter's Basilica May 7, 2017.

Pope Francis to new priests: Be like Jesus the Good Shepherd

Apr 22, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Sunday Pope Francis ordained 16 men to the priesthood, reminding them to be like Jesus the Good Shepherd in... Read more