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One complicating factor is Cardinals do not require the approval of the local ordinary (in this case, Abp. Gomez) to minister the sacraments within the ordinary's territory. I'm not sure how uch control he has over another bishop.
As Fr. Z points out, likely the power to cancel any public event lead by Cardinal Mahoney, but that's about it.
Mike, Thanks for posting this and these links. I have heard some of those stories that some trads talk about and I believe a lot of it because of various things I know about and have seen and heard over many years. I pray that there will be some cleaning up..
Your welcome Marian. With what Pope Benedict said in 2010 I figured he would have done the consecration by now. Antonio Socci dedicated a book to him saying that he is the Pope in white. Pope Benedict thanked Socci. Hopefully by 2017.
There is an excellent article on catholicculture.org by Dr. Jeff Mirus (who was one of the founders of Christendom College) about Cardinal Mahony and the excuses he keeps making about his inadequate training/education, etc.
Here is the link: