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"by Christine Niles, M.St. (Oxon.), J.D.  •  •  June 19, 2017    34 Comments
The Holy Father is yet to respond

ROME ( - Vaticanista Sandro Magister Monday published a letter sent by the dubia cardinals to Pope Francis asking for a private meeting. Authored by Cdl. Carlo Caffarra, archbishop-emeritus of the Bologna, Italy archdiocese, the letter, written April 25, was hand delivered to the Holy Father on May 6, and is yet to receive a response.

The dubia, or questions, were issued to the Holy Father in September 2016, and came in light of confusion from Chapter 8 of his apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia, particularly paragraphs 300–305, used by liberal bishops to promote opening up the sacraments to the divorced and civilly remarried, contrary to longstanding Church teaching and practice.

The dubia noted "a grave disorientation and great confusion" among the faithful over "contrasting interpretations" of the exhortation. The Holy Father, however, has never responded to the dubia, which led the cardinals to request a private audience with him to discuss the widening confusion over the exhortation's application."

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The World Over
Cardinals Plea to Pope
Edward Pentin, Fr. Gerald Murray with Raymond Arroyo

Raymond has been so on point. "Given what you just said about Archbishop Paglia saying this is the Pope's attempt to dialogue with those who don't even agree with the Church on issues like life, why the reluctance to dialogue with his own Cardinals on something as elementary as marriage, do you think?"

Really good observations and questions. Mother Angelica was a very good influence on him.