The Successor of St Peter, Pope Francis said adamantly in the address to journalists, is not the point of the Church. “Christ remains the centre, not the Sucessor of Peter: Christ, Christ is the centre. Christ is the fundamental point of reference, the heart of the Church. Without him, Peter and the Church would not exist or have reason to exist.
H/T Catholic Voices http://cvcomment.org/2013/03/17/693/