Neocon Cardinal: Benedict Opened Way For Francis

Neocon Cardinal: Benedict Opened Way For Francis – 2/13/18
The biggest gesture of reform of the papacy in our times was Benedict XVI’s decision to resign, said Cardinal Marc Ouellet, 73, the prefect of the Congregation for Bishops.

Talking to Vatican News (February 11), he explained that Benedict’s resignation “opened the horizon to many transformations that Francis is carrying out”.

The Cardinal praises Benedict XVI for his discretion regarding Francis and imagines that the former pope had sometimes questions and was “surprised” by Francis. But Benedict XVI made “no intervention that could cast doubt on what his successor does.”

Ouellet, a neoconservative who was considered close to Benedict XVI, is now trying hard to conform to the new party-line.

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One comment on “Neocon Cardinal: Benedict Opened Way For Francis

  1. The question is not one of reforming the papacy but rather of exercising it as Our Lord demands.
    Jet setting, surrenders of moral and spiritual authority to UN hacks and playing Marryin’ San on an airliner aren’t in the Bible. Nor are passing out potted plants to heathens in Assisi and turning the Mass into a sociology experiment.
    Honestly! (Will the last Catholic in Rome please turn out the lights when he leaves. Thank you. )

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