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The “Gallagher Protocol” is failing

The protocol, from the Vatican’s “foreign minister,” Abp. Paul Gallagher, is thus: it doesn’t help persecuted Catholics to sharply condemn their state-sponsored persecutors. The Vatican’s silence on China is an example. Another is the response of Pope Francis to the violence and oppression of the Church in Nicaragua. [1]