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Top story on Drudge: “Bishops fume over Pope’s Agenda”

AP writes:

Many of the U.S. bishops have been disoriented by what this new pope is saying and I don’t see them really as embracing the pope’s agenda,” said John Thavis, a former Rome bureau chief for Catholic News Service. “To a large degree, the U.S. bishops have lost their bearings. I think up until now, they felt Rome had their back, and what they were saying – especially politically – would eventually be supported in Rome. They can’t count on that now.

Bishops have been asserting themselves as the sole authorities in their dioceses and as the arbiters of what would be considered authentically Catholic. Following the lead of St. John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI, who appointed nearly all the current U.S. bishops, the prelates saw this approach as critical to defending orthodoxy.

Run of the mill left wing garbage. But that is to be expected from the AP.

Anti US bishops and pro Francis.

I wonder if this was how “collegiality and synodality” was understood at the last conclave?

Takeaway: What’s important is that these stories are being picked up by the MSM and the news aggregators. And Drudge is the largest. And it’s only a matter of time until the MSM starts getting wise to Francis. 🙂