'I will raise up shepherds . . .' Sunday Reflections, 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B
Flock of Sheep in the Campagna, Claude Lorrain
Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna [Web Gallery of Art]
The apostles gathered around Jesus, and told him all that they had done and taught.
(Jeremiah 23:4. First Reading).
On at least six occasions during his recent nine-day pastoral visit to Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay, Pope Francis asked the people to pray for him, as he did when he addressed the people in St Peter's Square for the first time as pope in 2013.
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