Pope Worries About 'Little Monster' Priests

The pope reportedly warned that young priests must be trained properly.
3:00 | 01/04/14

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the warning about future priests. Here's abc's alex marquardt now. Reporter: IN THE TEN MONTHS SINCE HE WAS ELECTED, POPE FRANCIS HAS MADE A NAME FOR HIMSELF BY SAYING EXACTLY WHAT HE THINKS. WE NOW LEARN THAT THE POPE REPORTEDLY WARNED THAT YOUNG PRIESTS MUST BE TRAINED PROPERLY, OTHERWISE, QUOTE, WE ARE CREATING LITTLE MONSTERS. AND THEN THESE LITTLE MONSTERS MOLD THE PEOPLE OF GOD.THE POPE'S FRANKNESS HAS HELPED DRIVE HIS FAVORABILITY RATING TO A SKY-HIGH 92 PERCENT AMONG AMERICAN CATHOLICS, HE HAS BLASTED THE GAP BETWEEN RICH AND POOR, AND SAID YOU CANNOT SERVE THE IDOL MONEY AND THE LIVING GOD AT THE SAME TIME HE RECENTLY CALLED UNFETTERED CAPTIALISM A NEW TYRANNY RILING MANY. THIS WEEK, CARDINAL TIM DOLAN OF NEW YORK HAD TO DEFEND THE POPE. THE BILLIONAIRE CO-FOUNDER OF HOME DEPOT KEN LANGONE, WHO IS LEADING A 180 MILLION DOLLAR RENOVATION CAMPAIGN FOR ST. PATRICK'S CATHEDRAL, TOLD CNBC POPE FRANCIS' COMMENTS WERE UNSETTLING TO ONE POTENTIAL DONOR HE SPOKE WITH. YOU WANT TO BE CAREFUL ABOUT GENERALITIES HE SAID HE TOLD DOLAN RICH PEOPLE IN ONE COUNTRY DON'T ACT THE SAME AS RICH PEOPLE IN ANOTHER COUNTRY THE POPE LOVES POOR PEOPLE, HE LOVES RICH PEOPLE. HE LOVES PEOPLE Reporter: Dolan also said the church's economic view is somewhere in the middle, between socialism and what he called cut-throat capitalism. But it's clear that pope francis' efforts to create a, "church of the poor," is leaving some feeling left out in the cold. David. All right, alex. Thank you.

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