Cardinal Kasper: ‘Growing Majority’ in Synod Support Divorce-Remarriage Proposal

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NEWCHURCH BERGOGLIO: Kasper Says Pope Has Problems in His Own Family, Wants to See an "Opening!"
NEWCHURCH BERGOGLIO: Kasper Says Pope Has Problems in His Own Family, Wants to See an “Opening!”

Cardinal Walter Kasper has said he thinks a “growing majority” of the synod are in favor of his proposal to allow some divorced and civilly remarried Catholics to receive holy Communion.

(Zenit) – Speaking as he came out of Tuesday evening’s small working group discussions, the German cardinal said the Pope has witnessed such problems in his own family and that he has “looked at the laity and seen the great majority are for a reasonable, responsible opening.” The Vatican has not denied that the Pope wants such an “opening” in this area.

The cardinal’s proposal to administer holy Communion to some divorced and “remarried” couples after a period of penitence has been roundly criciticsed by a number of senior Church leaders, including Cardinal Gerhard Mueller, the prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine…

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