And here we thought rigid interpretations of the rules were out these days. Shouldn’t Cardinal Baldisseri be accompanying Archbishop Gadecki on his journey toward eventual compliance with the rules, instead of insisting on doctrinaire interpretations that may not have meaningful applicability to Archbishop Gadecki’s situation? Obviously, no one is suggesting that the rules about communication by Synod fathers be changed. That’s out of the question. Rules are rules, after all. But some rules are awfully hard to follow.