But why is Cardinal Burke himself, the hero of the synod, being eased out? And what are these disquieting rumours about Cardinal Müller?
Topic: Cardinal Müller
Well, Pope Francis, as Cardinal Burke implored, has now firmly upheld the depositum fidei: but has he let loose forces he can’t control?
We need to start by praying, especially for those with whom we disagree
Don’t worry about Cardinal Kasper’s flaky ideas on Holy Communion for the remarried: the Synod will come and go, and Pope Francis will still back Cardinal Müller
He really does believe that we cannot, in his words, use Church doctrine ‘as we please’
The impoverishment of the Church’s liturgical culture is a major problem for the remarried. If they can’t receive Communion, what is left for them to be part of?
When everyone else automatically, even unthinkingly, receives Holy Communion, those who can’t feel isolated from the community of the Church
What will the synod on the family decide about Holy Communion for remarried divorcees wrongly denied an annulment? As Pope Benedict says ‘mistakes occur’
What we need is an intelligent application of the science of casuistry: after all, we have a Jesuit Pope: Jesuits are supposed to be good at it