A dubia cardinal, Joachim Meisner, dies

Cardinal Joachim Meisner, the archbishop emeritus of Cologne and strong defender of the Church’s doctrine and orthodoxy has died. He was 83.

Meisner, and cardinals Walter Brandmüller, Carlo Caffarra and Raymond Burke are called the “dubia cardinals” because of a series of five questions (dubia) they put to Francis last September. They asked him to clarify aspects of Amoris Laetitia.

Meisner was the archbishop emeritus of Cologne and was known as a strong defender of the Church’s doctrine and orthodoxy. Read more

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