The cardinal should be asked whether his book violates ancient Church teaching

In an interview with The Irish Catholic the cardinal also expressed scepticism about the idea of women deacons

The cardinal said that clarification was necessary because bishops were differing in their interpretations

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The bishops say that avoiding sex may be ‘humanly impossible’

Cardinal Burke confirmed that any correction of the Pope would first take place in private

A ‘significant number’ of bishops’ conferences reportedly also expressed misgivings

Cardinal Müller was responding to a request from four cardinals for the Pope to clarify a section of Amoris Laetitia

Virtually every priest who has worked in Africa knows that this is a serious pastoral issue

The Vatican doctrinal chief may be a hard taskmaster, but he has an instinct for finding common ground. Can he heal the Church’s divisions?