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Pope’s new doctrine chief touts ‘democratic system’ for handling queries

Pope Francis’ new doctrine chief has said he believes a revised structure for his department is working well, and now includes a “democratic system” for handling queries or complaints that prohibits him from making unilateral decisions. Source: Crux.

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Doctrine is ‘treasure’ that must be defended, says new dicastery head

When Pope Francis said he wanted the focus of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith to be “something very different” from its reputation as a stringent watchdog, he was not saying anything goes, the dicastery’s new prefect said. Source: CNS.