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The bishops say that avoiding sex may be ‘humanly impossible’

Cardinal Burke confirmed that any correction of the Pope would first take place in private

A ‘significant number’ of bishops’ conferences reportedly also expressed misgivings

Cardinal Müller was responding to a request from four cardinals for the Pope to clarify a section of Amoris Laetitia

Virtually every priest who has worked in Africa knows that this is a serious pastoral issue

Cardinal Müller’s balancing act

The Vatican doctrinal chief may be a hard taskmaster, but he has an instinct for finding common ground. Can he heal the Church’s divisions?

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The cardinal advised Catholics to remain ‘serene’ by reaffirming the Church’s teaching