- May 29, 2020
Pope Francis’s decision to marry two flight attendants aboard the papal plane from Chile to Peru this week may have been a media sensation, but it’s left some conservative Catholic bloggers fuming.
Cardinal Gerhard Müller has denied claims that, before informing him that his term as head of the Vatican’s doctrine office would not be renewed, Pope Francis asked him his stance on women’s ordination to the diaconate and priesthood, the repeal of celibacy, the exhortation on the family Amoris Laetitia and the dismissal of three employees.
Early in 2015 I was elected to represent the Australian bishops at the second of the two Synods on marriage and the family. Before I left for Rome, I was asked if I’d be willing to do a blog during the Synod. I replied that I wasn’t much good at