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Funerals aren’t just about the dead. The living hijack them

Cardinal Tobin says the Holy Spirit is ‘smashing’ old structures

The archbishop said his conscience urged him to break with normal practice

The President told the Daily Caller: ‘The Pope is handling it, I guess, the best anyone can handle it’

The story is simple, but the fallout has been complicated

The cardinal was ‘incredulous’ when he heard the rumours

‘Right now,’ Archbishop Chaput said, ‘the bishops would have absolutely no credibility in addressing this topic’

The former US nuncio alleged that either Juan Carlos Cruz or Pope Francis was not telling the truth

Archbishop Viganò made four major claims. But do the facts support them?

A petition, started by the US-based Catholic Women’s Forum, said the Pope’s response so far had been ‘inadequate’