The oldest priest in the world has celebrated his 107th birthday.
Fr Jacques Clemens took Mass at St. Benedict’s Church (below) in Nalinnes in south-eastern Belgium up until last year. He ministered as a priest for more than 80 years and still worships at the church.
The priest was due to retire aged 75 but was asked to stay on until a replacement could be found – he was still ministering 36 years later. Asked what he believed was the secret to his long life, Fr Clemens told Reuters it was a strict daily routine. Read more