By Father Raymond J. de Souza

Franco Origlia
Former archbishop of Los Angeles cardinal Roger Mahony (C) leaves the Synod Hall at the end of the Extraordinary Consistory for the creation of new cardinals on February 13, 2015 in Vatican City, Vatican.

It is entirely likely that the lopsided vote in favor of the USCCB’s new Eucharistic document was produced in part by a reaction against Mahony’s unusual interview, published by Vatican News.

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