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CDF responds about blessing same-sex unions: “[God] does not and cannot bless sin”

From Fr Z: In a clear and long-overdue slap-down of the German bishops and their dreadful “synod” process, today the CDF released the text of a response to a dubium (that doesn’t happen as often as we would like, does … Continue reading

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Germany’s Catholic Bishops Divided Over Vatican Instruction on Parishes

Catholic News Agency TRIER, Germany — A new Vatican instruction on parishes has received a mixed reception in Germany. The document, released July 20 by the Congregation for Clergy, urged parishes worldwide to become centers of evangelization. It also emphasized that, according … Continue reading

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A “Francis bishop” in Germany says Church is becoming irrelevant

From La Croix International: Catholics in Germany formally left the Church in record numbers last year. The exact figure was 272,771 – a statistic recently confirmed by the national episcopal conference. And Bishop Heiner Wilmer, a religious order priest that Pope … Continue reading

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Saint Boniface, Bishop and Martyr, pray for us!

The missionary bishop and martyr St. Boniface (672?-754) has been called the “Apostle to the Germans.” He was born in England and given the name Wynfrith, which he later changed to Boniface. Until about the age of forty, he was … Continue reading

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