Vatican Reform Plan is ‘Absurd,” Says Former Doctrine Chief; Asks if “Marxist”

(via LifeSite) A plan to restructure the Vatican recently approved by Pope Francis’ Council of Cardinal Advisers has come under fire from Cardinal Gerhard Müller, Francis’ former doctrine chief, who says that it is “absurd” for prioritizing the Secretariat of State and the practice of “evangelization” above the Catholic faith itself. Müller also wonders if… Continue reading Vatican Reform Plan is ‘Absurd,” Says Former Doctrine Chief; Asks if “Marxist”

Cardinal Müller Rebukes Italian Bishop for Calling Protestant Reformation ‘Event of the Holy Spirit’

(via LifeSite) Cardinal Gerhard Müller has rebuked the secretary-general of the Italian Episcopal Conference for claiming that the Protestant Reformation was an “event of the Holy Spirit.” It is “unacceptable to assert that Luther’s reform ‘was an event of the Holy Spirit,’” wrote Cardinal Müller, the former prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of… Continue reading Cardinal Müller Rebukes Italian Bishop for Calling Protestant Reformation ‘Event of the Holy Spirit’

Cardinal Müller: Luther’s Reform Was ‘Against the Holy Spirit’

(via LifeSite) Luther’s so-called reform was not an “event of the Holy Spirit,” and we should not “change history” or “falsify what happened 500 years ago and the disastrous effect it had” for the sake of “good relations,” Cardinal Gerhard Müller, former Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, has said. In… Continue reading Cardinal Müller: Luther’s Reform Was ‘Against the Holy Spirit’

Cardinal Müller Criticizes Pope Francis’ ‘Unacceptable’ Dismissal of Him

(via Catholic Herald) Cardinal Müller has criticised the manner in which Pope Francis dismissed him as head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith (CDF), calling it “unacceptable”. In an interview with German newspaper Passauer Neue Presse, the cardinal said that on the last working day of his five-year term as a prefect of… Continue reading Cardinal Müller Criticizes Pope Francis’ ‘Unacceptable’ Dismissal of Him