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The unfazed pontiff enters fifth year

Opposition to Francis highlights his achievements, says Paul Vallely

IT IS a measure of the impact that Pope Francis has made in his first four years that so much nonsense is spoken about him. The Times, The Spectator, and BBC 2’s Newsnight all marked the fourth anniversary of his election by carrying a bizarre report that cardinals once loyal to the Pope are so afraid that he is driving Roman Catholicism to the brink of schism that they have hatched a plot to persuade him to resign so that they can replace him with his number two, the ...

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