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"I am of the opinion, to be sure, that the old rite should be granted much more generously to all those who desire it. It’s impossible to see what could be dangerous or unacceptable about that. A community is calling its very being into question when it suddenly declares that what until now was its holiest and highest possession is strictly forbidden, and when it makes the longing for it seem downright indecent. Can it be trusted any more about anything else? Won’t it proscribe tomorrow what it prescribes today?"
— Pope Benedict XVI, writing in 1997

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George Cardinal Pell, The Inimitable
published 17 October 2014 by Corpus Christi Watershed

Cardinal Pell, from Australia, reflects upon the recent Synod of Bishops:


Cardinal Pell: “Christ’s teaching on marriage is not put there as a burden. It works in the long run. It’s there to protect us! And the secret for all Catholic vitality is fidelity to the teachings of Christ and to the tradition of the Church.”