ANALYSIS: With Cardinal Fernández at the helm, the DDF has become the right hand of Pope Francis’ pontificate.
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COMMENTARY: This kind of ambiguity has been seen before, in the case of allowing divorced and remarried couples to receive Communion
ANALYSIS: In the eight days between his appointment to head the DDF and the announcement that he will be made a cardinal, he has had a lot to say — but his public comments have brought up as many questions as they’ve answered.
The appointment of a new prefect to the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith with a ‘different’ mandate is not a repudiation of the importance of safeguarding the integrity of doctrine — not unless Pope Francis was repudiating himself.
The archbishop was reputedly involved in the drafting of ‘Evangelii Gaudium’ and ‘Amoris Laetitia.’