Vatican: slow down! Admin Wednesday, October 9, 2013 The Vatican warned bishops Tuesday not to reform faster than Pope Francis, after a German diocese said that some divorced and remarried Catholics may be allowed to receive communion and other sacraments. © 2023 The Catholic Thing. All rights reserved. For reprint rights, write to: [email protected] The Catholic Thing is a forum for intelligent Catholic commentary. Opinions expressed by writers are solely their own.