Pope reiterates Church's revolutionary role

(AGI) Vatican City, Oct. 25- Answering a question concerning"Reform in the Church" during a meeting with members of theSchoenstatt Marian movement, Pope Francis said, "They say thePope is a revolutionary, but they forget that the Fathers ofthe Church use to say 'Ecclesia semper reformanda'." The Popeadded, "The first revolution is holiness. The church'srevolution does not mainly consist of making changes here andthere so as to be able to say 'there is renovation in theChurch, the Vatican bank'..." . .

(AGI) Vatican City, Oct. 25- Answering a question concerning"Reform in the Church" during a meeting with members of theSchoenstatt Marian movement, Pope Francis said, "They say thePope is a revolutionary, but they forget that the Fathers ofthe Church use to say 'Ecclesia semper reformanda'." The Popeadded, "The first revolution is holiness. The church'srevolution does not mainly consist of making changes here andthere so as to be able to say 'there is renovation in theChurch, the Vatican bank'..." . .