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New Vatican doctrinal chief Cardinal Fernández defends book he wrote about kissing

Three decades ago, the man named by Pope Francis to be the Catholic Church’s new guardian of doctrinal orthodoxy wrote a short book about kissing and the sensations it evokes. Some conservatives are using the volume to criticize the appointment of Cardinal-designate Victor Manuel Fernández to lead the Vatican’s Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith.