Capuchins Called to Radicalism says Cardinal

“The new constitutions omit too much of our life of penance – it was his frank analysis – it waters down the contemplative aspect of our life not giving a clear formulation of how to live a life of poverty”. The Cardinal, in attendance with the Patriarch of Venice, Angelo Scola, stated that we ought “to speak more about love of the friars for the church and the fidelity of their moral and dogmatic education”. Moreover, Cardinal O’Malley is firmly convinced that the Constitutions “ought not to be a simple description of how we should live our lives in the third millennium but rather how we ought to live our lives according to a concrete program of poverty, prayer and radical love... (more)