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'New Ultramontanists': Why do some Catholics fear change?

Commentary: There are striking parallels between the ultramontanist thinkers and authors of the 19th century — the century of Vatican I — and those I would name the "new ultramontanists" of today.

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In 'Gaudete et Exsultate,' Francis calls us on journey of 'small holiness'

Commentary: Like the Second Vatican Council itself, Pope Francis is most radical in being so traditional, in going back to the roots of our Christian tradition in his latest apostolic exhortation.