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  • Garvey: Francis fosters new look at Church authority and higher education

    Garvey: Francis fosters new look at Church authority and higher education

    John Garvey, President of the Catholic University of America, wants to take a new look at the famed “Land O’Lakes Statement” from 50 years ago, which amounted to a declaration of independence for Catholic universities from ecclesiastical control. He says that’s easier to do under Pope Francis, because his teaching is so interesting and relevant that universities more readily understand why it should be part of their conversations.

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  • Pope’s move in Milan confirms that a ‘Francis bishop’ doesn’t have to mean rupture

    Pope’s move in Milan confirms that a ‘Francis bishop’ doesn’t have to mean rupture

    By naming Cardinal Angelo Scola’s Vicar General and number two man as the new Archbishop of Milan on Friday, Pope Francis has indirectly confirmed that the “revolution” he’s unleashing in the Church is more about personality and pastoral style than doctrine, since 65-year-old Mario Enrico Delpini is a pastor who “carries the smell of his sheep” but not a sharp theological or political break with Scola.

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