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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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