Cardinal Marx resigns, synodal path wins

I’m taking a brief time out from a larger work to comment on the big news dominating Catholic, and much of secular, media this morning: Cardinal Marx Submits Letter of Resignation to Pope Francis! Euronews, a network that claims to reach to “over 400 million homes in 160 countries,” called the letter “stunning.”  The Wall Street Journal reported it as a “surprise move.” National Catholic Reporter weighed in by declaring the resignation “shocking.” Based on the reaction of many so-called “conservative” and “tradition-minded” Catholics on social media, the most shocking thing of all, in my view, is the level of naïveté … Continue reading Cardinal Marx resigns, synodal path wins