Catholics have a difficult time understanding what's going on and passing for a mass in New Jersey, California and the Czech Republic, for example!
An entire new religion has been created.
For example, he had to advance his Apostolic Constitution for the Anglicans as an end-run against the opposition of the Bishops of England and Wales, who don't want anti-priestess types swelling the ranks of the Catholic Church. He has had to try repeatedly to get the Latin Liturgy busted out of the Jim Crow structures set up by the bishops in e.g. the USA and Germany. He is openly checked and opposed even by prelates in the Roman Curia.
The defectors-in-place include people standing at B16's elbow in any freeze-frame in any story from Rome.
I'm not one who much follows chancery or curia intrigues, and I'm no sedecacantist. But I can think of a lot of Sedes I'd like to see vacante.