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Cardinal Marx: ‘I am moved by the Pope’s words, I accept his decision’

June 17, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: “I was not counting on such a quick reaction, nor was I expecting the decision that I should continue in my service,” Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich said after Pope Francis rejected his offer of resignation. The Pope’s decision, he added, “represents a great challenge for me,” and a return “to the agenda of ‘yesterday’ cannot be the way forward, neither for me nor for the archdiocese.”

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Jun. 17, 2021 6:57 AM ET USA

    Hopefully the "agenda of 'yesterday' [that] cannot be the way forward" refers to the road down Heterodoxy Lane that leads to destruction of the Church in Germany. A path of sin and division is never one that follows the will of Christ.