"According to various speculations, Archbishop Morandi’s transfer was due to his stance against the restrictive application of the motu proprio Traditionis Custodes, which effectively nullifies the liberalization granted to the celebration of Mass according to the ancient rite. Other speculations underline that Archbishop Morandi was the author of the document, approved by the Pope, which …More
"According to various speculations, Archbishop Morandi’s transfer was due to his stance against the restrictive application of the motu proprio Traditionis Custodes, which effectively nullifies the liberalization granted to the celebration of Mass according to the ancient rite. Other speculations underline that Archbishop Morandi was the author of the document, approved by the Pope, which stressed that priests could not bless homosexual unions. The paper was a responsum, a response from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, made public because many questions on the subject had reached the congregation."

Is the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Undergoing a General Overhaul?

NEWS ANALYSIS: Pope Francis appointed Archbishop Giacomo Morandi, who had served as secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith …