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Assessing ‘Fiducia Supplicans’: The First 100 Days

Edward Pentin
Cardinal Víctor Manuel Fernández, the Vatican’s current doctrinal chief and principal drafter of ‘Fiducia Supplicans,’ is shown during the Synod on Synodality at the Vatican, Oct. 9, 2023.

ANALYSIS: Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo Besungu of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, called the document in a March 17 interview a form of ‘cultural colonization.’