Damian Thompson Damian Thompson

Cardinal Pell: ‘no possibility’ of liberals getting their way on Communion for divorced and remarried

Cardinal George Pell, Prefect of the Vatican’s Secretariat for the Economy, has just issued a statement saying there is ‘no possibility’ that the ‘minority’ of Synod Fathers who favour allowing divorced and remarried people to receive Communion will get their way at the chaotic Synod on the Family.

His spokesman said: ‘There is strong agreement in the Synod on most points but obviously there is some disagreement because minority elements want to change the Church’s teachings on the proper dispositions necessary for the reception of communion.

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