The decision to veto the appointment is rooted in Father Lintner’s published works on Catholic sexual morality, which have stirred controversy within Church circles.
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In a message to the foundation May 2, Pope Francis said ‘the goals your foundation intends to pursue respond to a real cultural urgency for the whole Church.’
This weekend, the Holy Father celebrates the 90th birthday of his second cousin.
After Pope Francis’ request, the Italian bishops took a different view and eventually told the pope that they still preferred him to choose their president.