Cardinal Reinhard Marx: Support for the pope is ‘substantial’

Cardinal Reinhard Marx: Support for the pope is ‘substantial’

Cardinal Reinhard Marx: Support for the pope is ‘substantial’

German Cardinal Reinhard Marx, Archbishop of Munich, blesses Catholics before a Sunday Mass at St. Joseph Cathedral in Hanoi during his week-long visit to Vietnam, on January 10, 2016. (Credit: Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Kham.)

Speaking to the press about a highly unusual vote of confidence in the pope given by his Council of Cardinals, Cardinal Reinhard Marx said, “We didn’t want to make a great drama but it was time to repeat that we support the pope and we are together with him.”

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