Some incredible things going on this week – Steve summarises it better than I can in this short video, especially the ridiculous new proposal from the useless Catholic Bishops of England & Wales!
Tagle is interesting. He is largely reported as being a problematic liberal but I think it is important that we avoid guilt by association.
Cardinal Tagle is a seriously respected theologian (unlike Pope Francis’s chosen personal theological adviser and scribe (Archbishop Víctor Manuel “Tucho” Fernández), appointed to the International Theological Commission under Cardinal Ratzinger’s Presidency, consecrated bishop by Pope St John Paul II, archbishop by Pope Benedict XVI who then created him Cardinal. He did not not abuse their trust in him. Some commentators are suggesting he has been an advocate for and on behalf of the position that divorced and civilly remarried Catholics should be admitted to Holy Communion. The fact is that he offered a cautious opinion that whether or not they could be is worthy of consideration, see his interview here with Raymond Arroyo: