“I cannot accept this way of doing things”

Cardinal Gerhard Müller criticizes the way Pope Francis dismissed him from CDF, but insists he remains loyal to the pontiff

Cardinal Gerhard Müller has criticized the way in which Pope Francis dismissed him as prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, while continuing to insist that he is loyal to the Pontiff. The German cardinal told the daily Passauer Neue Presse that the Pope did not inform him that he would be dismissed until the last day of his 5-year term. The notification … [Read more...]

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Cardinal Müller: Church hasn’t changed doctrine under Pope Francis

Head of Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith says immorality of cohabitation, adultery, divorce, homosexuality, and prohibition on Communion for divorced-and-remarried Catholics remain part of Church teaching

The Catholic Church under Pope Francis has not changed her teaching on the immorality of cohabitation, adultery, divorce, or homosexuality, and she has certainly not opened the door for civilly-divorced-and-remarried Catholics to receive Holy Communion, said Cardinal Gerhard Muller in a new book-length interview published April 1.  Muller, the head of the Vatican's … [Read more...]

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A report on the state of the Church from Inside the Curia

Cardinal Gerhard Müller discusses what we can hope for from Christ, the Church, the family and society in new book published by Ignatius Press

One of the problems the Church faces today is the lack of hope in society, even among its own members. As the head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and one of the most prominent voices inside the Vatican, Cardinal Gerhard Müller provides a credible, thoughtful and compelling call to hope in the family, society and Church in clear and inspiring terms in his new … [Read more...]

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