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Commentary: Is the pope Catholic? Not according to some cranky church conservatives

"Is the pope Catholic?" used to be a sarcastic rhetorical question that could only be answered "Yes." But now, in the latest spasm of what might be called Francis Derangement Syndrome, 19 Catholic priests and academics - including Aidan Nichols, a prominent British priest and author - have raised the question in all seriousness and answered: "No."

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