“Above all, may [Martin de Porres] encourage you to practice your profession in a Christian style, treating customers with kindness and courtesy, and always offering them a good and encouraging word, avoiding giving in to the temptation of gossip that can easily creep into your work environment, as we all know.”
The Great “Rabbi Bergoglio” has spoken!
One has to wonder if Francis became aware of the epidemic of gossiping among hair stylist and barbers when he began offering free haircuts to the homeless in the colonnade of St. Peter’s Square? Will Francis put the Swiss Guards on the case whose mission has been reconstituted by him, ‘to combat gossip’.
Rome burns and Francis fiddles.