Pope Francis is clearly the Pope of rupture and polarization compared to Pope Benedict who so wanted inner healing in the Church so polarized by Vatican II.
Read Sandro Magister's report on the extremely peculiar and polarizing events concerning inter-Communion in Germany by pressing here.
If the liberals win, it seems to me that the Catholic Church will be in essence unified as a part of liberal and dying Protestantism. It all seems diabolical to me and will lead to another Great Schism.
If the conservatives win, another pope, one like Pope Benedict, may well reestablish the true Catholic identity of the Church.
Here is one excerpt from Magister's article that describes what is at stake: