The head of the German Bishops’ Conference has clapped back at the cardinal of Cologne after he warned of the danger of schism emerging from the German Church’s ‘synodal path’ reform process.
A German bishop has blamed the mass Church desertions in his country on what he described as the tired parish-centred pastoral model.
A German bishop is urging a “spiritual revolution”, saying that “we have to break out of the prison of a perfect Church”.
The worst of COVID-19 might be over, but some German bishops are still remaining cautious about returning hastily to public Masses.
Catholic peace group Pax Christi has warned the world is “at a tipping point” in the effort to reduce the threat of nuclear war and eliminate nuclear weapons.
The German Bishops have condemned the actions of their predecessors under the Nazis, and redoubled their efforts against clergy sex abuse.
A German bishop has blasted “some” Catholics’ “obsession” with the Eucharist, given the complaints of a small minority of the faithful over not being permitted to attend Masses during the COVID-19 lockdowns.
German and Austrian bishops have insisted that the coronavirus is “not God’s punishment” but instead an “invitation to think” to the world.
A Catholic and Protestant community in Germany is making the idea of “ecumenical congregations” a reality.
A German bishop has kicked the can down the road on Catholics sharing Communion with Protestants, but theologians are still hopeful that intercommunion between the denominations can one day become a reality.
A German Catholic bishop has welcomed the proposal of a Protestant counterpart to establish ecumenical congregations across denominational lines.