New appointments have been made to the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
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The Maltese prelate has served as adjunct secretary at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith since 2018.
Shortly after his election, Pope Francis established a Council of Cardinals to assist him in governing the Church and help him draft a new apostolic constitution redefining the tasks and functions of curial offices.
The reorganization is a further step in Pope Francis’ gradual overhaul of the Roman Curia, which has included in recent months the replacement of several top personnel.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Pope Francis appointed Archbishop Giacomo Morandi, who had served as secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith since 2017, as bishop of the Diocese of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla, Italy. Archbishop Morandi’s exit leaves the choice open regarding his successor as No. 2 in the congregation.
The CDF issued a decree on a movement and connected public association of the faithful based in southern Italy.
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith prefect’s May 7 letter offers guidance for the discussion the U.S. bishops intend to have on the issue in June and counsels caution on several grounds.
Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Highlights Doctrinal Note on Catholics in Politics in Letter to US Bishops on Eucharistic Coherence
“The bishops should affirm ... that ‘those who are directly involved in lawmaking bodies have a grave and clear obligation to oppose any law that attacks human life,’” the prefect of the CDF wrote.
Bishop Vincent Long Văn Nguyễn’s outspoken support for ‘LGBT’ inclusivity has roiled many local Catholics, who say their bishop’s actions contradict Church teachings.
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The document has prompted an outcry from those in the Church who wish to see a change in teaching, mostly in the German-speaking world.