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Is this why there are rumours circulating that he wants to abolish the College of Cardinals, to make sure there is absolutely no opposition to his dictatorship? No more Dubia, e.g.?


Quote:When speaking about Pope Francis’s pontificate, collegiality and synodality are always the keywords and they describe his way of acting. However, two events last week break out of this narrative, and shed light on the fact that Pope Francis is really a lone decision maker.

The Pope met with the plenary assembly of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors on September 21. He chose not to read the prepared speech which is the only text the Holy See Press Office provided. Instead he spoke off-script, and no official transcription of his words was provided.





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