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The Order will meet to discuss the resignation of Grand Master Fra’ Matthew Festing

The Order’s Grand Master, Fra’ Matthew Festing, offered his resignation to the Pope on Tuesday

Fra’ Matthew Festing met with Pope Francis on Tuesday and offered his resignation

The Church has always taught that moral absolutes are necessary to the formation of conscience

John Paul II’s Familiaris Consortio was clear on the matter – and in line with Church teaching

Bishop Grech’s diocese said the rumours were ‘absolutely false’

In a statement, the Holy See ‘reaffirmed its confidence’ in the commission appointed to investigate the order

Fra’ Matthew Festing defended his actions in a letter to the order’s membership

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