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Those who think Pope Francis is withering under criticism to his reforms should think again

Letter from Rome

Pope Francis speaks during a consistory for the creation of five new cardinals on June 28 at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. (Photo by Alberto Pizzoli/AFP)

Robert Mickens, Vatican City
Vatican City

July 17, 2017

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If you read the headlines of some publications, you would be convinced that Pope Francis' project to renew and reform the Catholic Church has been dealt a staggeringly sharp blow and is now in deep crisis.

The journalists and commentators who are pushing this story line have what they believe is mounting evidence that the pontificate is on the ropes.

They point to the kerfuffle surrounding Francis' controversial decision on June 30 not to renew Cardinal Gerhard Muller's mandate as prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF).

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