"The group's formation, exactly a month after Francis was elected, shows that the pope "listens attentively" to what the cardinals say, Rosica said. The document the cardinals are studying is the Apostolic Constitution of Pope John Paul II, known as the Pastor Bonus, which was published in 1988. CNN Vatican analyst John Allen, who's also a correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter, wrote that the news was "a signal that major reform may be on the horizon." "Strikingly, there was only one member of the Roman Curia among the eight cardinals tapped to assist the pope. The rest come from various parts of the world, with at least one representing each continent," he said. The group will be coordinated by Rodriguez, from Tegucigalpa, who speaks several languages and was himself seen as possible contender for the papacy. " CNN News
It would seem that Francis is serious. I don't know anything about the rest of thse men but O'Malley is the real deal, a reformer who refuses to live as though he were a bankster.
Constitutional reform in Rome? What a great idea that would be. A small govenment model of church organization is being discussed. Perhaps that is the meaning of Francis' use of the title "Bishop of Rome" in speaking of himself.
Well, not so fast, I'll believe some of this when I see large numbers of clerical molesters and tolerators "relaxed to the secular arm" for punishment. pl