World cardinals back pope after anonymous attacks
Pope Francis presides at a meeting of a permanent advisory group composed of nine high ranking cardinals at the Vatican February 13, cheap canada goose uk 2017. Osservatore Romano/Handout via REUTERSIn an unusual move, nine cardinals in a group advising Francis on Vatican economic and structural reforms issued a Canada Goose online statement expressing support for the Canada Goose Jackets pope work and guaranteeing backing for him and his teachingsThe statement was unusual in that the cardinals from Italy, Chile, Austria, India, Germany, Congo, uk canada goose outlet the United States, Australia and Honduras customarily issue statements only at the end canada goose clearance of their meetings, which are canada goose coats held four times a year.The statement said the cardinals expressed their solidarity with the pope light canada goose uk shop of recent events, which Vatican sources canada goose uk black friday said was a clear reference to the attacks.On Feb. 4, mystery activists working under cover of dark plastered posters canadian goose jacket around Rome criticizing the pope for moves seen as targeting conservatives in Church.They featured a picture of a stern faced pontiff and the slogan: your mercy? The posters accused Francis of several Canada Goose Parka controversial jacketstock acts, including what they called decapitation of the Knights of Malta.FILE PHOTO: A worker covers with a banner reading “illegal poster” a poster Canada Goose Online depicting Pope Francis and accusing him of attacking conservative Catholics, uk canada goose in Rome, Italy, February 5, 2017. REUTERS/Max Rossi/File PhotoThis was a reference Canada Goose sale to an ancient Catholic order of knights which is now a worldwide charity. Its former grand master, or top leader, handed in Canada Goose Coats On Sale his resignation after canada goose store he and his main backer, American Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke, lost a battle with the Vatican for control of the order.Last week, a fake canada goose factory sale electronic edition of the Vatican daily newspaper, L Romano, was sent anonymously to Vatican officials and journalists.It poked fun at buy canada goose jacket the pope for not having responded to a rare public challenge in canada goose outlet November by four conservative cardinals, led by Burke, who accused him of sowing confusion on important moral issues such as homosexuality canada goose black friday sale and divorce.Cardinals are canada goose uk outlet the highest ranking Catholic prelates below the pope and canada goose clearance sale those under 80 years old can vote in a conclave to elect his successor.Burke has canada goose become a rallying point for conservatives who think the pope is taking the 1.2 cheap Canada Goose billion member Church too far to the left and accuse him of buy canada goose jacket cheap showing more concern for social canada goose coats on sale issues such as Canada Goose Outlet poverty and climate change than moral doctrine.The cardinal was demoted from a senior Vatican position in 2014 and shunted to the post of chaplain to the Knights of Malta. On Jan 28, he was effectively sidelined from that post as well when the pope appointed a delegate to help run the order until a new grand master is elected.