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The order has denied the legality of the Vatican probe

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

Knights say investigation is aimed at limiting order’s sovereignty

At the start of a new year, Pope Francis formally addressed diplomats in the Vatican

Pope Francis baptised 28 infants in the Sistine Chapel

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

Thermal sleeping bags were distributed to some rough sleepers

Francis says that Rachel, in the book of Jeremiah, represents every mother throughout history who cries over ‘irreparable loss’

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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?