Biographer explains why Cardinal Scola left Milan's seminary years ago
Catholic World News - September 06, 2011
In a new biography of Cardinal Angelo Scola, veteran Vatican journalist Andrea Tornielli tells how, as a seminarian, the future prelate was maneuvered out of the Milan archdiocese, and eventually ordained for the Teramo diocese. Today, as the incoming Archbishop of Milan, Cardinal Scola is regarded as a likely successor to Pope Benedict XVI. But in the late 1960s, he was viewed with some suspicion by the leaders of the Milan archdiocese because of his involvement with the Communion and Liberation movement.
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