domenica 2 luglio 2017

(John L. Allen Jr.) It's easy to construe the departure of German Cardinal Gerhard Müller as the Vatican's doctrinal chief as an ideological purge, but there are several problems with that perspective, including the fact his replacement is nobody's idea of a flaming liberal. Given the way German Cardinal Gerhard Müller has become identified as the Vatican’s leading in-house skeptic about Pope Francis’s cautious opening to Communion for the divorced and civilly remarried in Amoris Laetitia, it was written in the stars that when and if Müller was ever replaced as head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, it would be seen as a papal smackdown. (...)