A quote from Pope Francis:
“We do not need superficially happy bishops; it is necessary to dig deeper to discover what the Spirit continues to inspire in your Bride. You are not fixed-term bishops, who always need to change address, like medicines that lose their power to cure, or like those insipid foodstuffs that have to be thrown away because they have lost their usefulness. It is important not to block the curative force that springs from within the gift you have received, and this defends you from the temptation to come and go aimlessly, because no wind is favorable to he who does not know where he is going. And we have learned where we are going: we are always going towards Jesus.”
— Audience with bishops appointed during the last year, Sept. 18, 2014
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